Eric Madfis, a recent PhD from our department (and now Assistant Professor at the University of Washington-Tacoma), will speak about his research at a Congressional Briefing on School Safety and Violence Prevention in Washington, DC on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Congratulations, Eric!
In the Rose Garden were Sara Wylie, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Eymund Diegel, who created a system to use a large red balloon and a digital camera to take aerial photos of pollution or logging operations, for instance. More
Alan Klein‘s latest book, Dominican Baseball: New Pride, Old Prejudice (2014) is an historical and anthropological analysis of indigenous culture, sport, and transnational commodity chains. It provides the topic for one of the segments of the nationally syndicated NPR program, ”It’s Only a Game,” that aired on Saturday morning, April 26. In March, the book was the subject of a lecture and discussion at the School of Communications at the University of Texas, Austin.