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Duschinski Urges Congressional Panel To ‘Take Notice’ of Human Rights Crisis in Kashmir

Haley Duschinski testifies at a Congressional hearing on Kashmir.“There is a human rights and humanitarian crisis unfolding in Kashmir, and the United States must take notice,” said Dr. Haley Duschinski, testifying before members of Congress at a Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hearing Nov. 14 on “Jammu and Kashmir in Context.” There is human rights and humanitarian crisis […]

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Posted on 11/18/2019

Rosen Tells Tale of Successful Booksellers to Illustrate Conflict in Capitalist Albania

Dr. Matthew Rosen, portraitand trees behind himDr. Matthew Rosen authored an article on “Between Conflicting Systems: An Ordinary Tragedy in Now-Capitalist Albania” in the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. Rosen is Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. In the article, Rosen analyzes the case of two booksellers who […]

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Posted on 11/15/2019

Alumni News | Weiland Enjoys Work as Local Cultural Resources Program Manager with Park Service

Andrew Weiland ’04 just started a position in October with the National Park Service at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park as Cultural Resources Program Manager. He works with the park’s archaeologist, Bret Ruby on historical and environmental compliance and as the curator of their small museum and large collection in […]

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Posted on 11/04/2019

New York Times Quotes Duschinski on Plight of Kashmiri Children

Haley Duschinski, portraitThe New York Times quoted Dr. Haley Duschinski in a story headlined “Anxious and Cooped Up, 1.5 Million Kashmiri Children Are Still Out of School.” Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture; and Graduate Director of the M.A. in Law, Justice & […]

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Posted on 10/31/2019

Notable Alumni | Shawna Meiser Brings Sciences, Arts and Humanities to Children

Shawna Meiser, portraitEditor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Shawna Meiser ’07 Anthropology Shawna M. Meiser brings hands-on activities and programming to the children of […]

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Posted on 10/24/2019

Rosen Serves on Panel about Ethnicity and Nationalism

Dr. Matthew Rosen, portraitand trees behind himby Alex Paoletti ’20 Dr. Matthew Rosen, Assistant Professor of Anthropology in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, served on a panel discussing “Appropriating Public Spaces: Policy and Its Legacy Producing Russian Places” at the Association for the Study of Nationalities convention in May. The convention, which occurred […]

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Posted on 10/22/2019

Ciekawy Presents Research on Mijikenda in Kenya

Dr. Diane Ciekawyby Alex Paoletti ’20 Dr. Diane Ciekawy, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ohio University, presented “Discursive Traditions of the Mijikenda Azhere a Kaya: Indigenous Knowledge for Social and Political Transformation” at the first international conference on African Studies held by the African Studies Research Center at Kisii University in Kisii, […]

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Posted on 10/15/2019

Duschinski Talks about Kashmir on Two Panels in New York

Haley Duschinski, portraitDr. Haley Duschinski participated in two public events on Kashmir in New York—one at New York University and one at the New School. Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture; and Graduate Director of the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture. Her […]

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Posted on 10/08/2019

Spring 2020 | Law, Justice & Culture M.A. Courses

Center for Law Justice & Culture logoThere are 12 courses being offered in Spring 2020 for the Law, Justice & Culture M.A. program, each offering a distinct interdisciplinary perspective on law and society. The following list includes courses being offered that are either required courses or elective courses in the program, which is offered by the […]

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Posted on 10/07/2019

Alumni | Sociology-Criminology Alum Thompson Enjoys Work with Ohioans with Disabilities

It has been three years since Ian Thompson ’16 graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University with a B.A. in Sociology-Criminology and minor in Anthropology. Since then he has been working at Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, which is a division of disability services for the […]

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Posted on 10/03/2019