Anthropology doctoral student Caroline Doenmez focuses on the role of indigenous birth workers in keeping families together. She is CLA’s inaugural RIGS (Race, Indigeneity, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow.
Alumnae Lindsey Dietz (PhD '16, statistics) and Samantha Thi Porter (PhD '19, anthropology) are featured in If/Then, an exhibit that comprises more than 120 3D printed statues and opens May 15 at NorthPark Center in Dallas, Texas.
Despite the challenges of a pandemic year, our students have continued to shine. They have shown exceptional resilience and creativity, crafting projects which help us think anthropologically about how we learn and share knowledge in the university. Below are just a couple of examples of how undergraduate students in our courses this past year have expressed their thoughtful ingenuity. Enjoy!
Meet Maria Nieves Colón, the newest member of our faculty. She is an anthropological geneticist who uses both ancient DNA and modern genomics tools to examine the history and evolution of Caribbean and Latin American populations.
The Department of Anthropology very much hopes to admit an incoming class of PhD students in each sub-field (Biological Anthropology, Archaeology, Sociocultural Anthropology) for the 2021-2022 academic year.