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Gingerich Edits Book: In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition

Gingerich Edits Book: In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, edited volume II of In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition, published in 2017 by the University of Utah Press. About In the Eastern Fluted Point Tradition: This volume highlights the importance of eastern Paleoindian research in understanding some
of the first inhabitants of North […]

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September 11, 2017 at 4:13 pmResearch

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland: Info Session Wednesday 9/20

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland: Info Session Wednesday 9/20

JOIN US FOR THE INFORMATION SESSION WITH PROFESSOR DUSCHINSKI! WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 at 5:00pm in BENTLEY ANNEX 007. Applications are now being accepted for the sixth annual OHIO spring break study abroad program on Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland. For more information, contact Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, […]

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September 1, 2017 at 11:25 pmNews

Happy Beginnings | Alum Praises Peace Corps Experience in Cameroon

Sean Potts in March 2016 in traditional Kenyan dress at the Guzang Queen Mother's funeral. Cultural integration was an important part in opening doors and being accepted by the community in this very social culture.

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Two months after he graduated from Ohio University, Sean Potts ’12 he signed on with AmeriCorps VISTA, working with Blackfeet Manpower, a tribal welfare agency located […]

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August 29, 2017 at 10:48 amAlumni

Happy Beginnings | Alum Enjoys Beetles Research in Grad School

Morgan Olmstead

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Morgan Olmstead graduated in Spring 2016 with her B.S. in Biological Sciences and minor in Anthropology and a Certificate in Global Health from Ohio University. The […]

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August 25, 2017 at 2:55 pmAlumni

Working on the Wayne | An Ending Note

Working on the Wayne | An Ending Note

By Kyle Brooks ’17 Wildlife and Conservation Biology major As they say, all good things must come to an end. Back in May, I published a post on this Forum about the beginning of my internship with Wayne National Forest. That internship has since come to an end, and I […]

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August 19, 2017 at 4:23 pmNews

Musaraj Publishes Article on ‘Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania’

Dr. Smoki Musaraj

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article in Ethnologie Française, on “Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania” (Ethnologie Française Vol 2: 321-330. 2017). Abstract: Pyramid Firms and Value Transformation in Postsocialist Albania. When they collapsed in 1997, the so‑called pyramid firms (firma […]

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August 18, 2017 at 12:50 pmResearch

Patton Co-Authors Article on ‘Lost Crops’ of North America’s Original Agriculture

Dr. Paul Patton

Dr. Paul Patton, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Food Studies at Ohio University, co-authored “Growing the lost crops of eastern North America’s original agricultural system” published in Nature Plants, July 2017. Abstract: Thousands of years before the maize-based agriculture practiced by many Native American societies in eastern North America at […]

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August 7, 2017 at 3:53 pmResearch