Check out this student produced video about the Forensic Anthropology program facility: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5kGxRLjD5Y
NEW DEPARTMENT HEAD. Dr. Kathleen Brennan assumed the role of Department Head on July 1, 2014.
WELCOME DR, JAMES VETETO. Dr. Veteto joins the Anthropology faculty from the University of North Texas. . Dr. Veteto brings a wealth of experience to the position, with a strong history of teaching, research, and service that connects our Southern Appalachian region with a variety of global issues. His scholarly goal of providing realistic models of ecologically sustainable and socially just ways of living will certainly resonate with our students and faculty colleagues. His experience documenting and working to preserve our local agricultural biodiversity is also fundamentally important to the future of our region, and beyond.
DEPARTMENT BROWN BAG SERIES 2014-2015 Anthropology and Sociology are again presenting their research in a series of Brown Bags. Schedule to be announced.
SOCIOLOGISTS IN THE NEWS
DR. MARILYN CHAMBERLIN on reestablishing a domestic violence agency in Jackson County.
DR. PETER NIECKARZ: on the local breweries "Opportunities to establish, maintain and foster social ties,"
DR. MARILYN CHAMBERLIN: on motherhood and working
ANTHROPOLOGISTS IN THE NEWS
JAMES VETETO: Reviving folk Agriculture
WCU ANTHROPOLOGY MAJOR ELIZABETH PRATT working at an archaeology field school in Italy last summer excavating an Etruscan site.
DR. JANE EASTMAN and FREEMAN OWLE: on the legend of the Cherokee "Little People"