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Department News

Matthew Ward was recently named a semi-finalist for the Nancy Weiss Malkiel Junior Faculty Fellowship administered by The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The fellowship is designed to support junior faculty as they work towards achieving tenure.

Check out the 2015 Anthropology Newsletter (pdf)

Several Anthropology faculty and current and former students attended the Southeastern Archaeology Conference (SEAC) this past week (11/18-11/20) in Nashville, TN. Current students Rylie Halfhill (photo) and Katy Grant presented papers. Dr. Ed Jackson gave a paper and Dr. Marie Danforth was a discussant in a session. Recent alums giving papers included Lynn Funkhouser, Jaimie Ide, and Jessica Kowalski.

On November 4, 2015 Emmalea Gomberg, anthropology masters student, took first place in her division at the Graduate School's Three-Minute-Thesis competition. Congratulations!!

Leadership Cases in Community Nonprofit Organizations, written by Dr. Ann Marie Kinnell and colleagues, has been updated to a second edition. Check it out!


Alumni Spotlight


Samantha Walker

Samantha Herrington '13 B.S., Sociology alum, earned her master's degree from USM in Economic Development, and currently is working at the Humane Society Silicon Valley in San Jose, CA.  There she was recently promoted to Individual Giving Administrator, a job that she really enjoys.  See how her experience at USM helped prepare her for her job in fundraising and working with her furry friends!