Dr. Elise Berman’s collaborative work looking at the impact of COVID remote learning on Marshallese students and families was featured in the University of Arkansas news. You can read the full article here.
Dr. Freidus, Lennin Caro and incoming graduate student James Robbins have conducted a rapid qualitative appraisal of North Carolina frontline nurses experiences providing care during the COVID-19 pandemic. This infographic presents the main themes that were uncovered focusing on the narratives of these nurses and highlights the kind of engaged projects our faculty and students […]
The human skeletal remains housed within our laboratories at UNC Charlotte have been evaluated and inventoried within the last five years. The remains used in teaching scenarios are predominantly anatomical in origin, having been purchased recently from reputable anatomical companies who note provenience, obtained from other anatomical skeletal collections, or inherited from prior faculty where […]
Research by faculty member Sara Juengst was featured on Forbes recently. In their work in coastal Ecuador, Juengst, a former UNCC MA student Abigail Bythell, and colleagues identified a novel mortuary pattern – burying infants wearing the skulls of other humans. Read the piece here. Thee story was later picked up by a number of […]
Research conducted by Dr. Nicole Peterson was recently featured in the Inside UNC Charlotte Newsletter. Her work is aimed at identifying and addressing food insecurity and other forms of student precarity among UNC Charlotte students. The full article can be found here.
UNC Charlotte’s Graduate School recently featured the work of Dr. Sara Juengst and MA graduate Abigail Bythell. To see the story, click here.
Graduate student Ashley Shults (bioarchaeology) has been awarded a Sigma Xi Grands in Aid of Research! The Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) program has provided undergraduate and graduate students with valuable educational experiences since 1922. By encouraging close working relationships between students and mentors, the program promotes scientific excellence and achievement through […]
Charlotte’s Anthropology Legion and the Anthropology Graduate Student Association and are co-hosting this year’s Anthropology Day festivities! We will have a number of different events on February 20th and will also be holding an essay competition. Please join us for our Anthropology Day Celebration! When: February 20th 10am-6pm Where: Barnard 244 What: Anthropology day is […]
Dr. Andrea Freidus has recently written an article for The Conversation critiquing the practice of volunteer tourism, especially among orphans and vulnerable children. While the practice is problematic, she argues that reframing these trips with a focus on cultural understanding and exchange as opposed to “helping” and “saving” others could be fruitful in expanding our […]
The Anthropology Department at UNC Charlotte will be hosting the fifth Skeletal Biology in the Carolinas annual meeting on campus on February 10, 2018. For more information, visit the conference website here.