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3 Minute Thesis: Adam Netzer Zimmer

Adam Netzer Zimmer, a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology has been announced as the Graduate Schools 3 Minute Thesis competition winner for 2021. Title: "Prime Harvest" Cadavers & Our Source of Anatomical Knowledge More > 3 Minute Thesis: Adam Netzer Zimmer

Students

Anthropology Matters

Anthropology is the study of people and cultures of the past and present in their cultural, biological and material contexts. From human evolution to endangered languages, cultural diversity, to health disparities, Anthropology seeks answers to some of today's most complex questions. How are we alike? What makes us different? Where are we headed? Explore what the UMass Department of Anthropology has to offer.

Battle-Baptiste to Develop Virtual Tour Highlighting Black Campus Life

Professor Whitney Battle-Baptiste is in the process of developing a virtual guided tour highlighting black life on campus with the UMass Black Presence Initiative.  Link to Article: More > Battle-Baptiste to Develop Virtual Tour Highlighting Black Campus Life

Faculty

Samya Stumo Memorial Fund

We are happy to announce a new memorial fund in the honor of Samya Rose Stumo who was a former undergraduate alum in the department.  Samya wrote her Honor’s Thesis on health inequities and access to care among women in Andean Peru, and then completed a MA in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.   More > Samya Stumo Memorial Fund

Alumni

Dept. of Anthropology 2021 Awards

The Anthropology Department recently held its end of the year awards and recognition ceremony on May 11th.   More > Dept. of Anthropology 2021 Awards

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