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Dr. Gitzen Publishes Peer-reviewed Article in Museum Anthropology

Located mere feet from the busy Yeouido Bus Transfer Center, the Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) Bunker is a former military bunker from 1970s authoritarian South Korea that now showcases changing art exhibits. Debuting in November 2019, Paju (by artist Kim Sung Rea) features a series of […]


Anthropology Major/Minor Declaration Meeting

Meet with professors and students to learn about degree requirements, honors, field schools, research opportunities and more. Monday, January 30th at 3:30 pm in Piccolo


Jack Portman (Anthropology 2021) will present at the Royal Geographical Society

Jack Portman (WFU Anthropology 2021) Jack Portman (WFU Anthropology 2021) will present at the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) Annual International Conference 2022. His paper, “The rhythm of renting: The spatiotemporality of precarity in Winston-Salem, NC” will be presented in the […]


My lunch with Richard by Ellen Miller

Ellen Miller works on the fossil evidence for primate evolution and currently conducts fieldwork in Miocene deposits in the Turkana Basin. One morning in spring 2008, I was in my office at Wake Forest University when I got a call from Richard Leakey. He was […]


Anthropology Honors Thesis Titles and Defenses

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce the following five graduating majors are eligible for Departmental Honors in Anthropology and will be presenting the results of their Honors research projects next week. All Anthropology students and faculty are welcome to attend the presentation and ask questions of […]


Dr. Miller – Publication in the Journal of Paleontology

Congratulations to Dr. Miller! Her article “Ectoparasite borings, mesoparasite borings, and scavenging traces in early Miocene turtle and tortoise shell: Moghra Formation, Wadi Moghra, Egypt” was published in the Journal of Paleontology.


Dr. Miller – Publication in the Journal of Human Evolution

Congratulations to Dr. Ellen Miller! The article entitled “Morphological affinities of a fossil ulna (KNM-WS 65401) from Buluk, Kenya” was recently published in the Journal of Evolution. A primate proximal ulna (KNM-WS 65401) was recovered as a surface find at Buluk during the 2013 field season. This […]


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