Course Spotlight, Spring 2018
The Anthropology Department has some new and exciting course options for the Spring 2018 semester. Explore these courses and others on the Course Descriptions page.
Scientists at NHMU complete harvest of Solanum jamesii (Four Corners Potato)
Researchers Bruce Pavlic and Lisbeth Louderback shared their modern harvest of an ancient food source utilized by ancient Utah populations as far back as 11,000 years ago. See the full news story here.
Graduate Student Interviewed by UPR
Graduate student, Peter Yaworsky, was recently interviewed about his research on Utah Public Radio. Listen to Peter's insights about LDS Pioneers and their implications on our understanding of land settlement here
Exciting news from the Natural History Museum: thanks to the very hard work of our Collections & Research staff, our Anthropology collections are now searchable through their website!
Congratulations to Marianna DiPaolo, Associate Professor of Anthropology who will be receiving a Utah Bar Association Award on November 10th for her work on the Committee on Model Jury Instructions-Civil. She has been an active member of the Committee since it began 14 years ago.
Adrian Bell, assistant professor of anthropology, will present "Population Movement, Cultural Diversity, and Immigrant Adaptation" at this year's Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars retreat. All university faculty are welcome to attend.
Human Evolutionary Geneticist
The Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2018. We seek applicants with a record of original research and scientific publication who use genetic and genomic data to study human history, demography and/or adaptation. Click here for more information.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Biological Anthropology
The Department of Anthropology at New Mexico State University seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor in biological anthropology, Position # T98510, for three semesters, beginning Spring 2018. Click here for more information.