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  • Margaux Fisher

    Working on What it Means to be Human

    After finishing her degree at Wheaton College, Margaux Fisher '12 went further on her quest to find out what it means to be human.   Her masters work at the London School of Economics and Political Science showcases the amazing human ability to be creative. Working on post-Katrina New Orleans her work looks at the […] More »
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    Anthropology and Health: Trending

    Working as a project director at Flamingo Tokyo, Atsuyoshi Ishizumi '12 practices anthropology in the business of health.  Understanding cultural context, he writes, is "crucial to health and wellness." To give but one example among those discussed by Atsu, the meaning of joint pain in Japan is defined by its cultural context because of the seating arrangements in […] More »
  • Atsu

    Alumni Update: Atsuyoshi Ishizumi '12

    Atsu Ishizumi '12, is currently working in Tokyo as Research Executive for Flamingo, an international brand consultancy. After completing his Wheaton College degree, Atsu completed a Masters in Social Anthropology at Oxford University. Today, Atsu writes anthropology in the public sphere continuing to develop a passion that he first found in our department. More »
  • Orly Clerge speaks at podium

    Orly Clerge Keynote Speaker

    Orly Clerge '05 delivers Keynote Lecture at Wheaton's 32nd Sociology & Anthropology Symposium. More »
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    Health Careers Without Borders

    The Filene Center for Academic Advising and Career Services and the Provost Office at Wheaton College Invite you to Join Health Careers without Borders Panel, a science at the Center Event featuring Anthropology Alumni working in Health Care At the Diana Spencer Café, Mars Center for Science and Technology on Thursday March 29th, 2012 from […] More »
  • MarieACADIA

    Alumni Update: A Taste For Maine

    What’s the recipe for a life that combines fine food, a passion for the study of cultural identity, and a love for the landscape of Northern Maine?  Donna Kerner catches up with Marie Curcio Yarborough ’93.  What made you decide to pursue and Master’s degree in Cultural Studies at the University of Southern Maine? The […] More »
  • Selam

    Alumni Update: Selam Alemayo '04

    Dr. Selam Alemayo '04, is working as a Socio-Cultural Adviser at the Combined Joint Task Force -Horn of Africa. As a senior at Wheaton College she focused her thesis work on gender and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. After graduating from Wheaton College, Selam Alemayo completed a Ph.D. Cultural Studies in Education at Ohio University with a […] More »
  • Like Anthropology for Chocolate?

    Learn more about what where your degree in Anthropology can take you at this Special Workshop Friday February 4 11–12 New Yellow Parlour, Balfour Hood (coffee and pastries too!).  "International Market Research, Global Brands and Cross-cultural Meaning:  Positioning Godiva in the Chocolate World." More »
  • A Passion for International Health Care

    A Passion for International Health Care Sarah Hudson  (2006) discovered her passion for work in the field of international health during her undergraduate career as a dual major in Anthropology and French at Wheaton.  During her junior year abroad (and the summer thereafter, funded by a Davis grant for overseas research) Sarah studied indigenous social […] More »
  • Anne Galvin studies the relationship between development, violence, and popular culture in Jamaica

    Anne Galvin ’93 spent a year and a half in Jamaica conducting fieldwork for her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the New School for Social Research (2006).  She recently published an article in Anthropology News based on her research into the relationship between community development, organized crime and popular culture More »