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Students Share Findings from Wayne National Forest Internships

Students Share Findings from Wayne National Forest Internships

by Kristin Distel On August 1, five students, several OHIO faculty and staff members, and representatives from Wayne National Forest came together to mark the successful completion of internships conducted by students in the Departments of Archaeology, Environmental and Plant Biology, and Wildlife Biology. The students shared photographs, major conclusions, […]

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August 10, 2017 at 10:34 amUncategorized

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

Gingerich Presents on Paleoindian Research at Society for American Archaeology

Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was session chair and presenter at the 82nd Annual Society for American Archaeology national conference in March in Vancouver, British Columbia. His two presentations were “Refitting Paleoindian Workspaces and Activity Areas” and “Exploring Artifact Trampling at an Early Paleoindian Site.” Both of these […]

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March 17, 2017 at 2:16 pmResearch

Anthropology Alumni Share Stories During Arts & Sciences Career Week

Ashley Taylor, Megan Norris, Jen Winner, Hannah Vaughn, Ellie Koewler

By Pat Fahey ’18 On a Friday in early February, five OHIO Anthropology alumni returned to their alma mater during the College of Arts & Sciences Career and Networking Week to participate in a panel on their experience in college and their careers after graduation. They have entered fields very […]

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March 17, 2017 at 11:27 amAlumni

Classical Civilization Alum’s Path from Undecided to Archaeology to Grad School

Sarah Hinkelman

Sarah Hinkelman ‘15 is pursuing a Master’s degree in Anthropology at Ohio State University with a focus in Archaeology. Her thesis is a comparative analysis of lithic assemblages (stone tools as well as debitage which are chert/flint flakes) from Fort Ancient and Late Woodland period sites near the convergence of […]

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March 9, 2017 at 10:52 amAlumni

Anthropology Alum on the Challenges and Rewards of Archaeological Fieldwork

Sarah Karpinski

Sarah Karpinski graduated in 2012 with a B.A. in Anthropology, specializing in archaeology, and a minor in Spanish from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University. She looked for museum work for the first few years of her post-grad life, but that didn’t quite pan out. Karpinski started […]

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March 8, 2017 at 7:57 amAlumni

Sociology Alum Enjoys Work as Network Compliance Manager with AT&T Mobility

Jeremy Blazier

After years as archaeologist, Sociology alum Jeremy Blazier ’98 ‘02M now enjoys work as Network Compliance Manager with AT&T Mobility. Blazier is assigned to the geographic zone of North Florida. He graduated with his M.S. in Environmental Studies after earning his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Classical Civilizations […]

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February 20, 2017 at 10:23 amAlumni