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Recent Faculty Publications

Dr. Robert Connolly, Associate Professor in Anthropology and Director of the C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa, published an article in Museums and Social Issues on the last five-years of engagement between the Museum and the Southwest Memphis Community. (The journal which Connolly co-edited features articles by three other Anthropology alums.)  As well, his recent blog post on this work discusses the "co-creative" engagement and links to the new website, African-American Cultural Heritage in Southwest Memphis.




Dr. Michael Duke, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, recently published an editorial in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. The piece details his research on the health disparities of resident Marshallese, and the social injustice of policies that force them to pay into a Medicare system they cannot use. It also reveals the economic impact of this policy for all of Arkansas.



The University of Arizona Press has just published Dr. Keri Brondo, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, new book Land Grab: Green Neoliberalism, Gender, and Garifuna Resistance in Honduras. The volume reports on Dr. Brondo's last decade researching and writing about Garifuna land rights, women's activism, and conservation policies in Honduras. land
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