Loyola University Chicago

- Navigation -

Loyola University Chicago

Department of Anthropology


Memorial for Dr. Paul Breidenbach Sept. 13

A Memorial Celebration of the Life of Dr. Paul Breidenbach, long-time Loyola anthropology professor, will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 4-8 p.m.

Dr. Nichols to Speak at Beloit College

Catherine Nichols will offer a research presentation on "Anthropological Museum Collection Exchanges" at Beloit College on September 26.

New Book by Dr. Penglase

Ben Penglase's new book, "Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela" was recently published by Rutgers University Press.

Dr. Brophy Featured in Loyola Magazine

Juliet Brophy's research at the Rising Star site in South Africa was featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Loyola Magazine.

Essay by Dr. Penglase on Huffington Post

Ben Penglase recently had an essay on Brazilian soccer, politics, and the World Cup published online at Huffington Post.

Dr. Grauer Hosts CPS After School Matters Students

In June and July, Anne Grauer will host high school students interested in learning about the human skeleton and forensic anthropology.

Anthropoliteia Blog Post by Dr. Penglase

Ben Penglase has recently contributed a blog post on the pre-World Cup police pacification of marginalized neighborhoods in Rio for the website Anthropoliteia.

Dr. Strand Featured in Norwegian Magazine

Thea Strand's research on the local dialect of Valdres, Norway was recently featured in Valdresmagasinet (The Valdres Magazine).

Dr. Penglase Presents at LASA 2014 Conference

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.

New Chardin Officers Elected

On the E-Board for 2014-15 are Eddie Chong, Tom Brown, Vanessa Mercado, Nicole York, and Emma Harley.

Anthropology Celebration and Student Awards

This year's Anthropology Student Celebration was held on April 23, featuring original student research and awards for graduating seniors.

YES! Magazine Features Dr. Gomberg-Muñoz

Dr. Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz's research on undocumented migrants and U.S. immigration politics was recently featured in YES!

Edward Chong & Kaitlin Madsen Awarded LUROP Fellowships

Rising seniors Kait Madsen and Eddie Chong have recently been awarded Provost and Social Justice Research Fellowships, respectively.

Dr. Adams Invited to Speak in Kazakhstan

Dr. Kathleen Adams will deliver a lecture series on art and nation-building at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Dr. Grauer and Students Assist Cook County Sheriff

Loyola students will assist Dr. Anne Grauer and the Cook County Sheriff's Police in searching for human remains this April.

Abbey Stone Accepted to Bioanthropology Field School

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 to Participate in Rising Star Workshop in South Africa

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. Amick Speaking at Syrian Refugee Symposium April 7

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 Edits "City & Society" Special Issue

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."

Anthropology Students at NCUR

Loyola Anthropology students and Provost Fellows Ashley Wahnschaff, Cydney Stein, and Juan Basadre recently participated in the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

Recent Graduates at Paleopathology Conference

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.

Aspen Sprague Presents at Foreign Affairs Conference

Anthropology and Political Science student Aspen Sprague will participate in the upcoming Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference.

Caitlin DeRango and Dr. Grauer Present at AAPA Meeting

Recent graduate Caitlin DeRango, Dr. Anne Grauer, and colleagues from NYU and Seton Hall will present at the upcoming AAPA meeting.

Dr. Calcagno is Invited Speaker at Notre Dame

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 Presents at LUC Research Symposium

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. Krueger Present at AAPA Conference

Abbey Stone and Dr. Kristin Krueger will present the results of a collaborative research project at the AAPA Annual Meeting in April.


Department of Anthropology
1032 West Sheridan Road · Chicago, Illinois 60660
Tel: (773) 508-3485 · Fax: (773) 508-3295

Notice of Non-discriminatory Policy