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Ciekawy Presents Research on Mijikenda in Kenya

Dr. Diane Ciekawy

by Alex Paoletti ’20 Dr. Diane Ciekawy, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, presented “Discursive Traditions of the Mijikenda Azhere a Kaya: Indigenous Knowledge for Social and Political Transformation” at the first international conference on African Studies held by the African Studies Research Center at Kisii University in Kisii, […]

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October 15, 2019 at 8:39 amResearch

Duschinski Talks about Kashmir on Two Panels in New York

Dr. Haley Duschinski

Dr. Haley Duschinski participated in two public events on Kashmir in New York—one at New York University and one at the New School. Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture; and Graduate Director of the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture. Her […]

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October 8, 2019 at 11:09 amResearch

Miller Presents on Depression Across Racial Groups at American Sociological Association

Dr. Paula Miller

Dr. Paula Miller, Assistant Professor of Sociology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, presented “Uncovering Profiles of Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital to Explore Depression Across Racial Groups” at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in August in New York. The meeting was a […]

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October 1, 2019 at 10:26 amResearch

Leakey Foundation Grant Helps Curran Search for Rare Primate Evidence in Romania

From left, Sabrina Curran (Ohio University), Alex Petculescu (Emil Racoviţa Institute of Speleology), Claire Terhune (University of Arkansas) excavating a mammoth in Romania. Curran and her team went to Romania to work at the Emil Racoviţa Institute of Speleology.

Dr. Sabrina Curran, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, received a grant from the Leakey Foundation that helps fund her work on a site in Romania. Curran and her team went to Romania in July and will return again next summer to look for traces of a rare primate […]

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September 25, 2019 at 3:08 pmResearch

Miller Authors ‘Uncovering Profiles of Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital to Explore Depression Across Racial Groups’

Dr. Paula Miller

Dr. Paula Miller co-authored an article on “Uncovering Profiles of Economic, Social, and Cultural Capital to Explore Depression Across Racial Groups” in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. “This research has the potential to reduce health disparities, by providing policy makers and researchers with information that will allow […]

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August 21, 2019 at 10:52 amResearch

Rosen Publishes Article on Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City

Dr. Matthew Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, authored an article on “Reading Nearby: Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City” in the journal Anthropology and Humanism. Summary: The solitary reader, sitting quietly surrounded by her thoughts, is a powerful image. But reading is also a deeply social practice. […]

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July 5, 2019 at 4:49 pmResearch

Musaraj Receives Baker Award for Book on Ponzi Schemes in Albania

Dr. Smoki Musaraj, portrait

From Compass Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Firms and Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania Dr. Smoki Musaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded $11,271 from the Baker Fund to complete her book, “Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania.” The book is a historical analysis of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:16 amResearch