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A High-Tech Search for Archaeological Sites in the Southern Willamette Valley A High-Tech Search for Archaeological Sites in the Southern Willamette Valley
Graduate anthropology student, Tia Cody uses LiDAR data and computer modeling to search for archaeological sites in Oregon's Calapooia watershed.
Drawing Lessons from a Catastrophe at "the Roof of the World" Drawing Lessons from a Catastrophe at "the Roof of the World"
In the wake of the 2015 earthquakes, Dr. Jeremy Spoon traveled to Nepal to study the ways natural disasters reshape social-ecological systems. What he and his team learned could improve the future of disaster preparedness, relief, and recovery efforts.
Martin E. Adams Martin E. Adams
Martin is an archaeoentomologist -- a specialty within zooarchaeology that focuses on the remains of insects and other arthropods from archaeological sites.
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Meet Anthropology alum Bonnie Harvey, MA '16 Meet Anthropology alum Bonnie Harvey, MA '16
After earning an MA in applied anthropology at PSU, Bonnie Harvey is returning to Usisya, Malawi to apply her knowledge in community development and cultural anthropology to help the local nonprofit, Temwa.
Dr. Tracy J. Andrews Dr. Tracy J. Andrews
Dr. Andrews has worked collaboratively with Native American nations since 1980, with a focus on environmental and natural resource issues, health and healing, cultural dynamics and continuity, and gender. More recently she has also worked with regional Hispanic community organizations in central Washington state.
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Dr. Xia Zhang Dr. Xia Zhang
Xia Zhang is a cultural anthropologist and Chinese folklorist. She does research on globalization, urbanization, gender (esp. masculinity), development, new media, youth, migration, labor politics in China and East Asia.
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Maria Beebe Maria Beebe
Maria Beebe is an applied socio-linguist who specializes in critical discourse analysis, women’s leadership, and information communication technologies (ICT) for development.
Community Partnership
James Beebe James Beebe
Dr. James Beebe is an applied qualitative social scientist, international development anthropologist, educator, and social activist committed to using the tools of the social sciences to promote justice.
Community Partnership
Jill K. Gardner Jill K. Gardner
Dr. Jill K. Gardner specializes in hunter-gatherer cultural development, settlement and subsistence practices, migration patterns, and the role of environment in social complexity.
Community Partnership
Dr. Melanie Chang Dr. Melanie Chang
Dr. Chang specializes in physical anthropology, behavioral genetics, and evolutionary biology.
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Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd
Dr. Michele Gamburd is Professor and Chair of Anthropology.
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The Golden Wave The Golden Wave
Dr. Gamburd’s recently published book about Sri Lanka examines the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the humanitarian response that followed.
Into the Past Into the Past
In Alaska’s Seward Peninsula on the Bering Strait, Dr. Shelby Anderson and her collaborators search for clues that shed light on the lives of the people who lived in the region long ago.
Sharon A. Carstens Sharon A. Carstens
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