Anthropology Alumni – Jack Portman – Featured in New American Weekly

Jack Portman has been conducting research with Dr. Sherri Clark since January with a think tank out of Washington D.C., New America.  The research examines the loss of property rights (via evictions and foreclosures) among families in 3 US cities Winston Salem, Indianapolis, and Phoenix.   Follow this twitter feed to…

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WFU Anthropology Department Outstanding Senior, 2020: Juliana Rubinatto Serrano

The faculty of the Department of Anthropology selects our outstanding senior award using three criteria: the student’s academic excellence across all four subfields of anthropology, the student’s anthropological engagement outside of the traditional classroom, and the student’s ethical application of anthropological knowledge through professional activities and community involvement. The Wake…

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Lamda Alpha Induction 2019

LAMBDA ALPHA NATIONAL COLLEGIATE HONORS SOCIETY FOR ANTHROPOLOGY The name LAMBDA ALPHA is composed of the initial letters of the Greek words LOGOS ANTHROPOU, meaning “The Study of Man”.  The purpose of the society is to encourage and stimulate scholarship and research in Anthropology by recognizing and honoring superior achievement…

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Anna Grace Tribble, 2015

After graduating from Wake Forest in 2015, I headed straight into a Ph.D. in biocultural anthropology at Emory University that fall. I had applied to their program with the plan of expanding upon my undergraduate research in Nepal and examining the comorbidity of food insecurity and tuberculosis. However, the summer…

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Cherokee Language Symposium

After taking Anthropology/Linguistics 150 and an independent study on the Cherokee language with Professor Margaret Bender, first-year student Brae Troutman accompanied her to the 2019 Cherokee Language Symposium.  Sponsored by Western Carolina University and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, the conference brought together students of the language from all…

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