|Medical Anthropology and Global Health|
The Department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, a leader in the field of Medical Anthropology, announces an exciting new programmatic emphasis in Medical Anthropology and Global Health that aims to train a new generation of scholars to meet the challenges of our increasingly globalized world. Since the inception of medical anthropology, the world and anthropology have changed. Increasingly, the local is interconnected with the global through the movement and exchange of peoples, cultures, popular ideas and practices, goods and capital, science, technology and ethics.
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|In the news....|
Dr. Goldstein’s A History of Modern Tibet, Volume 3, 1955-1957: Storm Clouds Descend has just been published by the University of California Press. In this new volume, Goldstein draws on never-before-seen Chinese government documents, published and unpublished memoirs and diaries, and invaluable in-depth interviews with important Chinese and Tibetan participants - including the Dalai Lama - to offer a new level of insight into the events and principal players of the time. Click here to read more.
Dr. Korbin is co-editor of the recently published Handbook of Child Well-Being: Theories, Methods and Policies in Global Perspective, a five-volume collection that supplies readers with a thorough overview of the complexities and implications regarding the scientific and practical pursuit of children’s well-being. Dr. Anderson-Fye and 2002 alumni, James Spilsbury, are among the chapter authors.
The Department of Anthropology is now a member of the national anthropology honor society of Lambda Alpha...
The Department of Anthropology is now the Ohio Theta Chapter of Lambda Alpha. The paper work for charter membership will be submitted at the end of this semester. Please consider joining! Lambda Alpha publishes a journal every January, in which 55% of the space is reserved for student publications. There is some amount of research funding available for both undergraduate and graduate students. Alumni of the CWRU department may become members if they are within five years of graduating. Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand is the faculty sponsor and adviser for the group. Christie Ellis and Aaron Sepulveda are the Co-Presidents. For more information about membership requirements and how to become a charter member click here.
"I would like to thank Christie Ellis and Aaron Supulveda for their hard work in organizing and assisting with this new opportunity for the entire department."
Dr. Eileen Anderson-Fye's "contagious enthusiasm" in teaching and mentoring spreads across campus
Dr. Anderson-Fye, winner of the 2012 John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring and the 2013 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, has been featured across campus media for her "contagious enthusiasm" in teaching and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. She was featured in The Daily, digital news source of Case Western Reserve University, in an article titled "Anthropology's Eileen Anderson-Fye wins back-to-back university awards" on May 8, 2013. Dr. Anderson-Fye is also being featured in think, the online news source for Case Western Reserve University. Click here to see the video, titled 'Best in Class' What's it like to learn from our award-winning faculty - in and out of the classroom?
Graduating senior Arundhati 'Cherry' Bharati featured in think
Graduating senior Cherry Bharati shows how living in a Nepalese monastery changed her world view - and her photography. Click here to see the video in think, the online news source for Case Western Reserve University.
Congratulations Dr. Eileen Anderson-Fye and Dr. Katia Almeida
Congratulations to Dr. Eileen Anderson-Fye for receiving the 2013 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Dr. Katia Almeida for being nominated for the award. This award is presented annually to two faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Dr. Cynthia Beall elected Fellow member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
In addition to being a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, Dr. Beall was elected a Fellow member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Chartered in 1780 during the American Revolution by John Adams, James Bowdoin, John Hancock and others, the “end and design of the institution is...to cultivate every art and science which may tend to advance the interest, honor, dignity, and happiness of a free, independent, and virtuous people.”
Click here to read more in a featured article in The Daily, digital news source of Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Lee Hoffer and his students were featured in art/sci Fall/Winter 2012 Magazine
"Street-Level Anthropology: Lee Hoffer and his students enter the worlds of illegal drug users" by Arthur Evenchik. Click here to read the full story in art/sci Magazine or view as pdf.