By immersing herself and interviewing prisoners themselves, Serra Hakyemez analyzes how the Turkish government and Kurdish dissidents relate to one another, and the consequences for both sides of the fight.
A fertile relationship is growing between anthropology and business. Marketers are finding that anthropologists gather very useful knowledge by studying consumers in their natural habitat using the ethnographic techniques of observation and interviewing.
Third-year undergraduate Amber Jaeger has had several amazing opportunities during her study of biological anthropology, and specifically ape and human evolution. She completed a field work in Kenya this past summer, focusing on paleoanthropological and archaeological methods.
How did the Incas build an empire without wheels? How did we find about their culture if they didn’t have writing? Cultural diversity, and what we can learn from ancient societies, is what assistant professor Steve Kosiba has been researching for years.
By founding the program Science and Social Studies Adventures (SASSA), Katrina Yezzi-Woodley has brought students of the University together with and Maple Grove Middle School middle-school students and teachers to learn more about the perfect combination of social studies and science: anthropology.