Department of Anthropology
Sanders graduated from UofL in May of 2019 as a double major in Anthropology and Environmental Studies with a minor in Russian Studies. Prior to receiving the Fulbright award, she was named a Vogt and honors scholar and received both the Anthropology and Liberal Arts departments’ Awards of Merit.
A building renovation in the Portland neighborhood is expanding Fine Arts, Archaeology, and Urban Design studio space while helping to revitalize a community.
Can we look back at the most famous pandemic in history to learn something about our immune systems? Anthropology Prof. Fabian Crespo thinks so. He joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to talk about his study of the plague and Black Death.
Anthropology Prof. Amanuel Beyin - Red Sea stone tool find hints at hominins’ possible route out of Africa
Amanuel Beyin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, had his research featured in "The Conversation", an academic journal.
05-06-2019 - meforum.org - features Julie Peteet, a professor of Anthropology
04-23-2019 - WHAS11.com - features Brianna Lee, a Uofl Anthropology student
Anthropology Graduate Student, Meagan Taylor, received the University-wide honor, the Virginia “Jenny” Madden Award in recognition of her leadership through service to her program, college, discipline, the University as a whole, and/or the community.
Anthropology Prof. Amanuel Beyin takes students to Africa each summer to do research on how the earliest humans dispersed from that continent. He joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to discuss human movements around Africa.
How did artifacts from Roman tombs make it to Louisville? How did North Dakota villagers survive smallpox and carry on after the disastrous disease spread? Those are topics for an archaeology lecture series this fall at the University of Louisville.
The author will discuss food insecurity, charities tasked with tracking it and the business of hunger.
To many Americans, China's economy is still a bit of a mystery. UofL Professor of Anthropology Andrew Zhao has studied China's fashion industry, women in business, and small family businesses. Prof. Zhao joins Mark Hebert on UofL Today to give us a window into the business culture in China.
UofL is hosting a symposium "Borders, Sovereignty and Citizenship in the Americas". History Professor Christine Ehrick says the March 27-28, 2018 forum will address DACA, sanctuary cities and other tough issues. Listen to Prof. Ehrick discuss the issue on UofL Today with Mark Hebert.
Mallory Cox has been selected to receive a short-term fellowship at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama for this coming summer.
Anthropology professors work with local middle school children at the Louisville Youth Science Summit.
Melissa is a current graduate student in the Department of Anthropology. Her research focuses on the understanding of how climate, environment, subsistence, and settlement patterns influence variations in stone tool technology.
Prof. Beyin is currently researching the origins of early humans and early human behaviors. In this Q&A we find out about what lead him into Archeology as a field of study.