August 30, 2017
Dr. Patricia McAnany, Kenan Eminent Professor, is the new Chair of the Department of Anthropology. Dr. McAnany is a Maya archaeologist who has conducted field research and cultural heritage programs through the Maya region. Her professional interests include the intersection of ritual and economy, ancestor veneration, the creation and abandonment of place, and the cross threading of cultural heritage with indigenous identities.
Welcome our new cohort of graduate students- Madelaine Azar, Courtney Canter, Sora Enomoto, Julio Gutierrez, Maja Jeranko, Christina Mikeska, Sierra Roark and Alfredo Rojas! Christine, Madelaine, and Sierra are our Archaeology students, Courtney is our Medical Anthropology student, and Soro, Julio, Alfredo, and Maja make up are our sociocultural group.