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Anthro researchers and teammates date human activity on Madagascar thousands of years earlier than thought

A team of researchers including Laurie Godfrey, Emeritus Professor, and Ventura Pérez, Associate Professor, analyzed the bones of what was once the world’s largest bird and revealed that humans arrived on the tropical island of Madagascar more than 6,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Atalay and Battle-Baptiste reflect on archaeology as bearing witness in American Anthropologist

Associate Professors Sonya Atalay and Whitney Battle-Baptiste recently contributed to a collection of reflections in American Anthropologist on the topic of "Archaeology as Bearing Witness." Over a half-dozen anthropology faculty from institutions in the US and Europe contributed to the publication.

Doctoral student weaves together threads of community’s history: Elena Sesma’s work draws from oral history, archaeology, and community-engaged participation

Elena Sesma is documenting community history using cutting-edge research methods. Through techniques like panoramic photography, community-engaged participation, oral history, as well as traditional archaeology, Sesma, a doctoral candidate in Anthropology, is researching the history and changing landscape in the communities at the former Millars Plantation in the Bahamas.

After internship, anthropology major Meg Reynolds reflects towards future career

Recent graduate Meg Reynolds has broad interests, and her SBS Internship Award in 2017 helped her explore how they might work in her career path. An Anthropology major with minors in Art and Biology, she interned with the The Resistance Center For Peace And Justice in Northampton, MA. We caught up with her at the end of her senior year, and talked about her experience as an SBS Internship Awarde

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