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Fellowship will help UO’s Karim finish book on garment labor

Fellowship will help UO’s Karim finish book on garment labor November 19, 2015 – 6:00am Congratulate Lamia Karim UO anthropologist Lamia Karim has landed a highly competitive fellowship that will free her to spend 10 months at Humboldt University’s International Research Center in ...

Ritual Healing and the Spiritual Experiences: An Evolutionary Approach to Shamanism

Ask the Paleontologist

What Skills can an Undergrad Gain in an Anthropology lab? Interview by Matt Cooper If you’ve ever watched the Fox series Bones, Stephen Frost has a spoiler alert for you: it’s nothing like real anthropology. The show’s stars use forensic anthropology to solve crimes, finding answers to their ...


Associate professor Josh Snodgrass, a rising star in biological anthropology, studies global health issues. He also regularly recruits undergraduates to work in his lab; in the Online Extras section of, watch a video interview in which Snodgrass describes his work in Siberia and ...

Student Researchers Seek to be the Change

Students pursue their passion for environmental concerns through an eclectic range of majors

There’s more than one way to study a human being. A biologist, for example, would zero in on our physical bodies. A social scientist might concentrate on our relationships. A humanist? How we think, ...

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

An endangered monkey species in Tanzania is living in geographical pockets that are becoming isolated from one another. The situation, researchers say, is mostly driven by the monkeys’ proximity to villages and the deliberate burning of forests to make way for crops and pastures. An ...

Melissa Liebert recipient of 2015 Stern Barnett Fellowship Award

The Awards Committee would like to announce that Melissa Liebert has received this year’s Stern Barnett Fellowship. Melissa will be able to use this fellowship to teach her own course. Congratulations Melissa!

Noah Simons awarded NSF Grant

Noah Simons was awarded a $29,000 grant from the NSF for his Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant proposal entitled, “Regulation of Immune Gene Expression and Disease Susceptibility in the Ugandan Red Colobus.” Congratulations Noah!

Poet & New Anthropology Professor Ana Lara to Give Public Performances This Weekend

LANDLINES: A PUBLIC PERFORMANCE BY POET ANA-MAURINE LARA On Saturday August 22 and Sunday August 23, 2015, Ana-Maurine Lara, winner of the Oregon Arts Commission Joan Shipley Award, will perform LANDLINES, a public event exploring the ideas home and homeland in Eugene. The Sephardic ...

CAS Article: Switching Majors, Finding Her Passion

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