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Fall 2013

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On October 3rd, the Department of Anthropology participated in the FedEx Institute of Technology's Research and Innovation Expo. To see how anthropology can add value to any business, please visit our new Anthropology and Business webpage.



news & events faculty publications

land grab
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.

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costa rica
This summer, Dr. Keri Brondo led a group of undergraduate and graduate students on a two-week study abroad trip to Costa Rica for course on the Anthropology of Tourism. Tourism has become a key development strategy for many countries, especially those in the Global South, and currently . . . More. . .




news & events faculty publications

michael dukeDr. 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.

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