Ben Penglase's new book, "Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela" was recently published by Rutgers University Press.
Juliet Brophy's research at the Rising Star site in South Africa was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Loyola Magazine.
Ben Penglase recently had an essay on Brazilian soccer, politics, and the World Cup published online at Huffington Post.
In June and July, Anne Grauer will host high school students interested in learning about the human skeleton and forensic anthropology.
Ben Penglase has recently contributed a blog post on the pre-World Cup police pacification of marginalized neighborhoods in Rio for the website Anthropoliteia.
Thea Strand's research on the local dialect of Valdres, Norway was recently featured in Valdresmagasinet (The Valdres Magazine).
Ben Penglase recently participated in the annual International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, presenting a paper in a panel focused on ethnographies of street violence.
On the E-Board for 2014-15 are Eddie Chong, Tom Brown, Vanessa Mercado, Nicole York, and Emma Harley.
This year's Anthropology Student Celebration was held on April 23, featuring original student research and awards for graduating seniors.
Dr. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz's research on undocumented migrants and U.S. immigration politics was recently featured in YES!
Rising seniors Kait Madsen and Eddie Chong have recently been awarded Provost and Social Justice Research Fellowships, respectively.
Dr. Kathleen Adams will deliver a lecture series on art and nation-building at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Loyola students will assist Dr. Anne Grauer and the Cook County Sheriff's Police in searching for human remains this April.
Anthropology major Abbey Stone has been accepted to participate in University College London's Astypalaia Bioanthropology Field School this summer in Astypalaia, Greece.
Dr. Brophy will participate in the upcoming Rising Star Workshop at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa, where she will document and compare the occlusal morphology and cuspal arrangement of the Rising Star hominid teeth.
Dr. Dan Amick will participate in the "Sanctuary and Sustenance: Syria and the Plight of Refugees" symposium, sponsored by Loyola's Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage.
Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz has organized a special issue of the journal City and Society, entitled "We Are All Arizona: Heightened Immigration Enforcement and Community Responses in the United States."
Loyola Anthropology students and Provost Fellows Ashley Wahnschaff, Cydney Stein, and Juan Basadre recently participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
Recent grads Thomas Jaskowiec, Michael Lee, and Sean Rajnic, along with Dr. Anne Grauer, will present collaborative research at the annual meeting of the Paleopathology Association.
Anthropology and Political Science student Aspen Sprague will participate in the upcoming Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.
Recent graduate Caitlin DeRango, Dr. Anne Grauer, and colleagues from NYU and Seton Hall will present at the upcoming AAPA meeting.
Dr. James Calcagno is an invited speaker at the "Conference on Human Nature(s): Moving Us Forward", to be held at the University of Notre Dame in April.
Alexandria Peterson, Anthropology senior and Provost Fellow, will present original research at the Undergraduate Research and Engagement Symposium on April 12.
Abbey Stone and Dr. Kristin Krueger will present the results of a collaborative research project at the AAPA Annual Meeting in April.