Latest News

7/6/20

Stephanie Poindexter, Assistant Professor in UB Anthropology, is interviewed about the #ShutDownSTEM protest movement addressing racsim in academia and STEM fields.

5/18/20

The Department of Anthropology announces recent honors, grants and fellowships achieved by graduate students.

5/1/20
Rebecca Biermann Gürbüz, Anthropology PhD candidate, was selected to represent mentored research in the College of Arts and Sciences at the Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.
1/10/20

A lifelong interest in fabric informs anthropology PhD student Erika Ruhl’s research on children’s burial clothing from pre-modern Finnish churches.  

9/5/19

Joyce Sirianni, professor and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, was recently named a "Top Educator" by Marquis Who's Who that recognizes outstanding educators in their respective fields based on leadership and professional accomplishments. 

6/14/19
A recent BBC News article interviews Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel about her research to find out if it was possible to tell where an individual was from by looking at the shape of their skulls.   
5/22/19

Ashlee Hart, PhD '19, was selected as one of 12 doctoral scholars from across the university to present their research during the Three Minute Thesis competition on March 8.

5/3/19

A recent article in Forbes featured research conducted by Anthropology doctoral candidate Sarah Hoffman about a woman with a disfiguring facial abnormality discovered in a medieval cemetery in Iceland.

4/26/19

Ashley Cercone, an Anthropology doctoral student, and Hanna Santanam, a senior Anthropology major, win prestigous Fulbright awards.

3/15/19

A recent Associated Press article interviews Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel about a new study linking how ancient human diets, notably giving-up raw, tough meat for softer foods, has modified human speech.