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NEWS & EVENTS
Fall 2014



 

Hyland

Dr. Stanley Hyland inducted into the Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

Dr. Hyland was nominated and elected by his peers because of his excellence in collaboration with communities and the university, while addressing critical issues of mutual benefit.

 

Brondo

Dr. Keri Brondo elected to the Executive Board of the American Anthropological Association

Dr. Brondo was elected by her peers for this important service role.

 

Bullard

Anthropology faculty and students helping plan joint University of Memphis and Sierra Club “Community Health, Environmental Justice and Clean Energy” conference November 1st with keynote speaker Dr. Robert Bullard

 

Duke

Listen to a radio interview with Dr. Michael Duke

Dr. Duke talks about his research on the health of Marshall Islanders living in Arkansas on the National Public Radio program “Ozarks at Large.”

 

 

Hicks

Dr. Kathryn Hicks promoted from Assistant to Associate Professor

See her publication in the latest issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Arnold

Taylor Arnold completes internship with the National Farm Medicine Center

With Ivanna Pereyra of Salisbury University, he spent eight weeks in Marshfield, Wis., working on Seguridad en las Lecherias, testing culturally appropriate occupational safety and health training for immigrant dairy workers.

 

Trapp

Dr. Micah Trapp receives Learn and Serve Grant

Dr. Trapp will use the grant to involves students in her Food, Culture and Power course in research with the Memphis and Shelby County Food Advisory Council.

 

Lambert-Pennington

Dr. Katherine Lambert-Pennington receives Alumni Association Distinguished Research Award for Excellence in Engaged Scholarship

Dr. Lambert-Pennington’s scholarly contributions exemplify engaged scholarship by emphasizing community involvement and reciprocity.

Finerman

Dr. Ruthbeth Finerman receives University Distinguished Faculty Research Award in the Social Sciences, Business and Law

During her nearly three decades at the University of Memphis, Dr. Finerman has been an extremely productive and highly regarded scholar.

 

 


 

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