Graduate Student News and Honors:

Deb Williams (ANTH PhD Cultural student) received a national higher education leadership award (National Education Association-National Council for Higher Education NEA-NCHE Davenport Award).  This award recognizes one higher ed faculty member each year for demonstrating excellence in teaching, leadership and advocacy. She will receive a plaque and $1,000.00 stipend at the NEA Higher Ed Conference in Orlando, FL.

Next week, she will be presenting a recently published paper ("Japanese Poems with Strong Nature Themes as a Tool for Environmental Education" Creative Education  10(11):2457-2472) at the 2020 Asian Studies Development Program National conference in Atlanta, GA. 

In addition she has been invited to present a paper at the 12th East-West Philosophers Conference in Honolulu, HI in May.

Congratulations to faculty who received sabbatical leave:

  • Dr. Brent Metz, spring 2020
  • Dr. Frederic Sellet, spring 2020

Upcoming Anthropology Conferences:

American Anthropological Association (AAA) 116th Annual Meeting - St. Louis, MO, November 18 - 22, 2020.

American Association of Physical Anthropologist 89th Annual Meeting - Los Angeles, CA, April 15 - 18, 2020.

Anthropological Plains Conference, 78th Annual Meeting, Boulder, CO, November 4 -79, 2020.

Society for American Anthropology (SAA) 85th Annual Meeting - Austin, TX, April 22 - 26, 2020.

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) 80th Annual Meeting - Albuquerque, NM, March 17 - 21, 2020.


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