Madeline Gunter Bassett will use funding from a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant to spend three months surveying and mapping archaeological sites in southeastern Djibouti.
Large-scale environmental change began when our ancestors started agriculture, according to a recent paper in the journal "Science."
Sophomore Kat Baganski wins student paper contest at the 2019 Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference with her paper “Bayesian Modelling of Meadowcroft Rockshelter’s Radiocarbon Sequence."
This fall, Dr. Mark Kostro will be joining the Longwood University faculty as a tenure track Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology
This year's Sutlive Book Prize winner is Naor Ben-Yehoyada for his book The Mediterranean Incarnate.
The Department of Anthropology extends its congratulations to five new PhDs.
Phebe Meyers has won the Peter Wallenstein Undergraduate Student Paper Award
U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced on Jan. 29 that President Donald Trump has signed into law H.R. 984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017.
Jonathan Glasser, associate professor of anthropology at William & Mary, will be awarded the 2018 Thomas Jefferson Teaching Award at Charter Day on Feb. 9.
Professor Jenny Kahn recently spoke to students and faculty in the Asian-Pacific Islander American Studies program
Faculty authors in William & Mary’s Department of Anthropology have notched a number of recent honors.
PhD student Lauren Bridges gives a shout out to W&M on local TV
Barbara J. King is the author of "Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat," a sampling of the characteristics of the animals eaten by humans and an exploration of some of the reasons why vegans, vegetarians and reducetarians resist the temptations of eating flesh.
Colleen Truskey '17 has been selected as the student speaker for Commencement on May 13, in Kaplan Arena.
Awards and prizes earned by Anthropology grad students have been adding up!
Nine students from Prof. S. Balasundaram's Cultural Anthropology class submitted winning essays in a national competition.
A new minor in native studies officially began with the opening of the spring semester.