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Jason Younker recipient of Ely S. Parker award

Dr. Jason Younker, assistant vice president and advisor to the president on sovereignty and government-to-goverment relations at the UO, is the  newest recipient of the Ely S. Parker award by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). To read the article, click here: ...

"Fitness Costs of Warfare for Women"

New article “Fitness Costs of Warfare for Women,” by Michelle Scalise Sugiyama, recently published by the journal Human Nature. Article features fascinating research on how women act during periods of conflict to survive and protect their offspring. Links to full article: ...

Melissa Liebert wins Nick Norgan award

Article by Doctoral Student Melissa Liebert, “Implications of market integration for cardiovascular and metabolic health among an indigenous Amazonian Ecuadorian population,” has been chosen to receive the Nick Norgan award for the best paper published in Annals of Human Biology during ...

Human preferences for sexually dimorphic faces may be evolutionarily novel

Lawrence Sugiyama, Josh Snodgrass, and Melissa Liebert are coauthors of a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article reporting cross-cultural research conducted among 962 adults from 12 populations, ranging from foragers to modern industrialized nations. Findings show that it is not ...

Labor rights in Bangladesh key discussion at APRU

Lamia Karim, associate head and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology addressed participants of the 2014 Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Workshop hosted at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan in September. Karim led a special presentation on ...

Professor Josh Snodgrass made a Bray Fellow

Dr. Josh Snodgrass has been made a University of Oregon Richard A. Bray Fellow. This award recognizes his excellence in teaching, superior scholarship and dedicated service.

Professor Lynn Stephen receives Faculty Excellent Award

Distinguished Professor, Dr. Lynn Stephen, is one of thirteen outstanding members of the University of Oregon faculty have been selected to receive the Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for AY 2014-15. The Fund for Faculty Excellence is designed to further the University’s strategic commitment to ...

Doctoral Student Latham Wood Receives Research Award from The Christensen Fund

Latham Wood is receiving a $30,000 award from The Christensen Fund for the project “Defying Land Alienation: Living Indigenous Lifeways.” The Christensen Fund currently sponsors projects in Melanesia–specifically, in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, where Latham’s ...

Frances White and Michel Waller Co-Author Nature Article on Apes

Department Head and Professor Frances White, along with our graduate Dr. Michel Waller (now at COCC) are coauthors in a Nature article published this summer on aggression in chimps and bonobos. Click here if you would like to read the article. Dr. White was also featured on the UO website, which can ...

Scott Fitzpatrick to give Memorial Lecture at NAIA

Scott Fitzpatrick gives the Max Arthur Cohn and Sarah Waldstein Cohn Memorial Lecture in Santa Fe, NM. This event is a part of the National Archaeological Institute of America 2014 lecture series. To learn more about his lecture and the event itself, click here.
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