News and Events


Vern Scarborough Retirement

Congratulations to our dear colleague, Distinguished Research Professor and Charles Phelps Taft Professor Dr. Vernon L. Scaborough on the occasion of his retirement from UC after thirty years! We will miss Vern dearly in the department, and wish him the best in Santa Fe!

Congrats 2018 Anthropology grads

UC archaeologist Kenneth Barnett Tankersley will serve as curator of the new Mariemont Native American Cultural Center.

UC cultural anthropologist Leila Rodriguez took part in UC’s outreach efforts to offer online Spanish-language courses for students in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria. 

UC archaeologist Alan Sullivan is challenging the idea that prehistoric people in the Southwest subsisted on maize. Instead, his research suggests they set ground fires to promote wild foods.

Department Highlights

Catch up with the UC Department of Anthropology! Read our 2016-17 UC Anthro Department Highlights for news about faculty, department events, and our recent alumni

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