Galvin Wins University Distinguished Professor Award 

Galvin Wins University Distinguished Professor Award Award recognizes 30-plus-year career integrating anthropology and conservation and serving CSU May 23, 2022  Josh Zaffos A pioneer in interdisciplinary anthropological research, Dr. Kathleen Galvin has been recognized as a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.   Galvin, who has been faculty since 1994 and received her Anthropology bachelor’s […]

Anthropology and Geography Exhibition Gallery and Student Lounge Opens

Department Exhibition Gallery and Student Lounge Opens Josh Zaffos This spring, the Department of Anthropology and Geography at Colorado State University opened a new public exhibit space and student lounge inside the Andrew G. Clark Building.  Students and professors curated and prepared materials from department collections of stone tools, cultural artifacts, skull and skeleton casts, […]

Recognizing Kate Browne: “What lights you up?”

“What lights you up?”  Retiring CSU Anthropology Professor Kate Browne Leaves a Legacy of Energy and Delight   Joshua Zaffos   Following a 27-year career as an anthropologist and university professor at Colorado State University, Kate Browne recognizes the importance of finding one’s professional spark. “I have always said to students that when you encounter something you […]

“Here and Now:” Anthropology students take a hard look at COVID impacts on livelihoods

“Here and Now:” Anthropology students take a hard look at COVID impacts on livelihoods Joshua Zaffos For all the worry, isolation and loss of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of Colorado State University anthropology students have found a surprising – positive – outcome: Nurses, teachers and even restaurant wait staff and other service-industry employees experienced […]

Disasters hit the most vulnerable hardest

CSU undergraduate student Alexiss Thomas’ op-ed piece for Professor Browne’s Public Anthropology course was published in The Greeley Tribune. As appearing in The Tribune | March 12, 2018 by Alexiss Thomas Experiencing a disaster could negatively impact anyone; however, some populations are more at risk for these negative outcomes because of their history of past trauma and past […]

Our alumni on the Air

Alumna, Susan Harness, was interviewed recently for her work and research on American Indian transracial adoption. Her interview aired on Montana Public Radio on their program In Other Words. Her research, which looks at American Indian transracial adoption and its intersection with race, history and class, will be discussed in detail at a public lecture next […]