This is Anthropology

What to see examples of what anthropologists are up to in their everyday work? Looking for an anthropologist near you? Check out the “This is Anthropology” website from the American Anthropological Association.

ANT Award for Best Essay ($500)

This year the Department of Sociology and Anthropology offered two (2) awards for the best essay on an anthropological topic. Our winners this year are Kevin Morris and Martina Wilkinson.  Both students graduated this May with University Honors and were … Continued

Summer Courses in ANT & SOC

SUMMER INTERCESSION SOC 342 – American Society SUMMER SESSION I ANT 201 – Cultural Anthropology (CT and INT credits) SUMMER SESSION II ANT 323 – Archaeological Field School

Works in Progress Series Returns

At the initiative of the student organized and led Anthropology Club, the Department has begun a series of student and faculty presentations. The purpose of the series is to provide a regular time and place for undergraduates, graduate students, and … Continued

MU Biological Anthropologist uses 3-D Printing

Paul Constantino, a biological anthropologist at Marshall University (within the Department of Biological Sciences) uses 3-D printing technology to enhance research and student learning.  Learn more in the Marshall Parthenon.

Forthcoming Book from Faculty Member

Do you get told what the good life is, or do you figure it out for yourself? Posed by a middle-aged lifestyle migrant who left a corporate career, this question invokes the theme of Opting for Elsewhere that emerges from … Continued

Anthropology Program Brochures

For your information, the Anthropology Program has prepared two brochures.  The first is a brief, tri-fold style brochure, which highlights program basics.  The second is a much more detailed, comprehensive poster style brochure.  These are generally used in on-campus promotional … Continued

MU Electronic Theses

You may explore Masters Theses in Sociology, from abstracts to full PDF documents, by linking to MU Electronic Theses for the Sociology Program.  Theses from 2002 forward are available