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Curran searches for clues to human dispersal into Europe along the Danube River

Sabrina Curran, left, in lab in Romania with Claire Terhune (University of Arkansas).From Ohio University News Early human ancestors (hominins) dispersing from Africa into Eurasia 2 million years ago would have found a hospitable environment to enter Europe through southern Romania along the Danube River and its tributaries, says an Ohio University anthropologist. An international research team is working to find evidence […]

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Posted on 06/28/2021

Rosen Receives Baker Fund Award for Work on Little-Known Literary Community in Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen, portraitand trees behind himDr. Matt Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was one of five Ohio University faculty receiving John C. Baker Fund awards for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2021. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. […]

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Posted on 05/11/2021

10 Arts & Sciences, 2 HTC Students Get OHIO Leadership Awards

Majed Zailaee, with Leadership Awards logoTen Arts & Sciences students and two from the Honors Tutorial College were among 39 honored at Ohio University’s annual leadership awards celebration on April 14. These students “went above and beyond the call of duty to serve their communities, mentor fellow students, and lead with passion and compassion,” said […]

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Posted on 04/15/2021

Happy Beginnings | Madeleine Hordinski Heads to Los Angeles Times for Summer Internship

Madeleine Hordinski, self portraitEditor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. In Athens Madeleine Hordinski ’20 discovered a wonderful place “full of incredible people and ethereal nature.” Now she’s heading west to a city of more than 4 million people, joining the […]

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Posted on 03/25/2021

Alumni News | Sue Ryu Publishes Study on Marginalized Neighborhood in Brazil

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.Ohio University alumna Sue Ryu ’20 published an article in the peer-reviewed Journal for Undergraduate Ethnography titled “Why We Love It Here: Exploration of Affection and Attachment in a Brazilian Urban Periphery.” “This research interprets the marginalized neighborhood of Serrinha as a place in the city of Florianópolis, Brazil, by examining […]

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Posted on 03/24/2021

Happy Beginnings | Sue Ryu Goes Right to Work on Societal Issues

Sue Ryu with her mom, Won.Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Sue Ryu ’20 hit her stride her senior year at Ohio University. Now she’s putting her economics degree to use with some D.C. think tanks—and taking […]

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Posted on 03/05/2021

Musaraj Presents At Webinar Honoring Late Law & Society Scholar Sally Engle Merry

Dr. Smoki Musaraj smiling with arms crossed and brick building behind herDr. Smoki Musaraj, Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, gave a virtual presentation titled “Doing an Ethnography of Corruption” on Jan. 15 as a part of a webinar series honoring the late Dr. Sally Engle Merry (1944-2020). Merry was a professor of anthropology at New York University. […]

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Posted on 02/01/2021

Duschinski, Malik Publish Special Issue on War & Suffering in Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitDr. Haley Duschinski and Inshah Malik recently co-edited a special issue of the journal HIMALAYA on War and Suffering in Kashmir that challenges Eurocentric and Indocentric approaches to the Kashmir dispute and instead examines the suffering of the Kashmiri people from their own vantage point. Duschinski is Associate Professor of […]

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Posted on 01/04/2021

Duschinski Presents Expert Commentary, Publishes Special Issue on Kashmir

Haley Duschinski, portraitOn Aug. 12, Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, contributed expert commentary on a congressional briefing focusing on the human rights situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir. This briefing, titled Kashmir a Year On: Human Rights, Democratic Suppression and Conflict with China, focused on the implications of India’s […]

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Posted on 10/19/2020

Spring Break Study Abroad in Northern Ireland Virtual Info Session, Oct. 20

Students visit the Omagh bombing memorial site with Michael Gallagher, chairperson of the Omagh Self Help and Support Group. Gallagher advocates nationally and internationally for a public inquiry into the bombing.Join Program Director Dr. Haley Duschinski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Larry Hayman, Esq., CLJC Pre-Law Advisor, for a virtual information session on Oct.20 from 10 to 11 a.m.  The trip plans to resume in Spring 2022. Join the Oct. 20 session. Read more about past students’ experiences on the trip. […]

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Posted on 10/02/2020