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    Nana Asare '15: Building a Career in Public Health

    In the summer of 2014, Nana Asare '15 was accepted into the PPIA (Public Policy and International Affairs) Program at the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public Policy. According to Nana: "Professor Torres introduced me to this program during one of our many discussions outside of the Medical Anthropology course in which I voiced […] More »
  • Bringing Sexual Assault on College Campuses into the Open

                    For the past thirty years the Violence against Women class has been learning how violence impacts women in our society. In 2014, the  presented workshops for pre-health students and for students interested in sexual assault policy review, opened forums for young men on campus to talk through […] More »
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    Campus Visit: Ashley Smith '08

      Ashley Smith '08, PhD(c) at Cornell University will be speaking on Monday March 24th at 9:30 in Watson 102. She will be discussing the ways that New England is a contested space in history and today drawing from her dissertation entitled "We Have Never Not Been Here": Pace, History and Belonging in Native New […] More »
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    Alumni Update: Isaac Lliguin ’11 Kognito Interactive

    Isaac Llinguin '11 is currently working as a Manager of Higher Education Accounts at Kotgnito Interactive. Kognito Interactive is a fast paced, tech savvy, award-winning developer of role-playing training simulations and games in the areas of health and behavioral health. Isaac works to market online and mobile simulations where users learn effective communication tactics for […] More »
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    Internship: Mary Mother Church Hospital Lerang'wa, Tanzania

    Anthropology majors with interests in Global or Public Health have been interning in a hospital in Tanzania. Maye Emlein '14 describes her experience in the Summer 2013: "Springboarding off of Donna Kerner’s faculty lead trip to Tanzania in the Summer of 2013 I began a 1 month internship at the Mary Mother of the Church […] More »
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    Alumni Update: Sarah Cressey '13 Making it Happen in Maine

    After graduating Sara Cressey ’13 began her work  at Portland High School where she is the coordinator of Make It Happen, an academic support and college readiness program for refugee and immigrant high school students for whom English is not the first language.  Sara works with about forty students, meeting with them individually to go […] More »
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    Budding Scholars on campus and Beyond!

    Congratulations to the presenters at Senior Symposium 2014 and four Anthropology majors are set to present at the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research. The anthropology class of 2014 who finished the senior thesis presentations this month. Presenting on their own ethnographic research collected in Bhutan, Colombia, Ecuador, Spain, Samoa, Tanzania, South Africa and the […] More »
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    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 »
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    Orly Clerge Keynote Speaker

    Orly Clerge '05 delivers Keynote Lecture at Wheaton's 32nd Sociology & Anthropology Symposium. More »
  • 32nd Annual Sociology and Anthropology Senior Symposium Jan 29 and 30, 2014

      On January 29th and 30th, 2014 senior anthropology majors will be showcasing their thesis research. Please join us for the 32nd Annual Sociology Anthropology Senior Research Symposium. If you are planning to attend the Symposium dinner please sign up! More »