Department of Anthropology
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- View spring 2023 Anthropology Newsletter
- Dr. Giovanni Bennardo has co-edited a special section titled Cultural Model Theory: An Evolving Relationship, for the Journal of Qualitative Psychology (Vol. 10, Issue 2, June 2023)
- Drs. Mitch Irwin and Karen Samonds (biology) are featured on NIU’s new Research and Innovation website. Check out a video about their work.
- Dr. Mark Schuller received the University of California Santa Barbara Department of Anthropology’s Distinguished Alumni Award at their inaugural Anthropology Day in May.
- Dr. Dana Bardolph received a National Geographic Grant to continue her archaeological work in central Illinois.
- M.A. student Sylvia Scoggin won NIU’s intern of the semester for spring 2023.