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Slide1: ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT INDIANA UNIVERSITY Welcome 2006 Graduate Students August 25, 2006 Slide2: IU Anthropology Founded in 1947 Committed to a holistic approach to anthropology, one which explores the human condition and diversity, past and present, from the perspectives of all four sub-fields of anthropology: Archeology, bioanthropology, linguistic anthropology, and socio-cultural anthropology. Slide3: Department Subfields Linguistic: explores the social and cultural foundations of language, while examining how social and cultural formations are grounded in linguistic practices. IU Anthropology Slide4: Department Sub-fields IU Anthropology Archeology: investigates the artifacts and materials of past cultures in order to reconstruct ancient ways of life and to interpret processes of cultural change in varied environmental and social contexts. Slide5: Department Sub-fields Biological: Examines the adaptation, variation, and evolutionary history of living humans--and their extinct relatives. IU Anthropology Slide6: Department Sub-fields Social-Cultural: Looks at the interaction between societies and their environments with regards to social processes of exchange, globalization, gender, kinship, ethnicity, migration, transnational movements, identity, ritual, visual and performing arts, and the links between academic and applied work. IU Anthropology Slide7: (9th largest graduate program at IUB) (16th # majors in the College) Anthropology Department in Numbers 2006 IU Anthropology Number of applicants for 2005/06: ~130 Class size: 17 Slide8: Anthropology Department in Numbers 2006 (continued) IU Anthropology Slide9: Anthropology Department in Numbers 2006 IU Anthropology Slide10: Anthropology Department IU Anthropology Slide11: Departmental organization Chair --------------- Staff---------------------Directors (DGS, DUS) Executive committee (4 sub-field representation) Committees: Graduate Affairs Undergraduate Affairs Curriculum Review Faculty Salary and Awards Graduate Admissions and AIships Communications Undergraduate Advisor: Michelle Pribbernow A.I. Trainer (April Sievert) Community Liaison/Affirmative Action Safety officer (Laura Scheiber) Scheduling Liaison (April Sievert) Graduate Student representative (faculty meetings) Slide12: Anthropology Department in Numbers 2006 IU Anthropology American Anthropological Association: IU-Anthro: Ranked 7th for number of Ph.Ds employed nationally NSF survey: IUB-Anthro: Ranks 12th for number of doctoral degrees 1995-1999 NSF survey: IUB-Anthro top 20 for citations and research funds National survey of doctoral programs: IUB-Anthro: Ranked 7th in graduate student satisfaction (top quartile on all variables) Slide13: Faculty Social-Cultural Anthropology Joelle Bahloul (Assoc) Richard Bauman (Full) Eduardo Brondizio (Assoc) Beth Buggenhagen (Asst) Gracia Clark (Assoc) Ray DeMallie (Full) Sara Friedman (Asst) Paula Girshick (Full) Shane Greene (Asst) Emilio Moran (Full) Sarah Phillips (Asst) Anya Royce (Full) Nazif Shahrani (Full) Marvin Sterling (Asst) Beverley Stoeltje (Assoc) Wesley Thomas (Asst) Catherine Tucker (Asst) Rick Wilk (Full) Biological Anthropology Della Cook (Full) Kevin Hunt (Full) Frederika Kaestle (Asst) Paul Jamison (Full) Linguistic Anthropology PhillipLeSourd (Assoc) Doug Parks (Full) Daniel Suslak (Asst) Frances Trix (Assoc) Archeology Susan Alt (Asst) Sonya Atalay (Asst) Geoffrey Conrad (Full) Stacie King (Asst) Chris Peebles (Full) Anne Pyburn (Full) Laura Scheiber (Asst) Kathy Schick (Full) Jeanne Sept (Full) April Sievert (Lect) Nicholas Toth (Full) IU Anthropology Growth ~30% last 5 years! 2006 Searches: •Evolutionary Reproduction, •Reproduction and Sexuality, •Global Health Slide14: International coverage IU Anthropology Slide15: Department Regions Demallie, Parks, Lesourd; Ethnohistory and Linguistic of American Indians Scheiber: Great Plains archeology Kaestle: Genetic origins and migrations of native populations Cook: Paleopathology of prehistoric populations Peebles: Indiana archeology 4-sub-field Leadership on American Indian Studies Jamison: Growth and development of native arctic Alt: Southeastern ceramics, cooking technologies, ritual Slide16: Department Regions Royce: Zapothec ethnography, arts and performance, Mexico Suslak: Native culture and languages of Mexico Tucker: environment, institutions in Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras Conrad: historic archeology of Taino/Columbus King: Early civilizations of Mexico Wilk: economic anthropology, Belize Pyburn: Mayan archeology, Belize Cook: paleopathology, Belize Sterling: Performance, race, identity, Jamaica Slide17: Department Regions Moran: Human ecology colonization settlements, Amazon Kaestle: Ancient DNA, Amazon Greene: Development, social movements and the State, Peru Sievert: Andean archeology, Peru Brondizio: Environment and economy small farmers, Amazon, Sao Paulo Slide18: Department Regions Sept: human origins, primate behavior Schick: Human origin and evolution Toth: Human origin and evolution Girshick: ritual, representation, nationalism Clark: Economic anthropology Stoeltje: Political anthropology, gender Hunt: human origins, primate behavior Buggenhagen: Socio-cultural, Islam Slide19: Department Regions Pyburn: Archeology, Kyrgiskistan Kaestle: Ancient DNA, early migrant populations Friedman: Gender, China Sterling: Performance, race, identity, Japan Shahrani: Political anthropology, religion, Middle East, Central Asia Phillips: Medical anthropology, aging, Russia, Ukraine Slide20: Department Regions Royce: Arts and performance Bahloul: diaspora, Jewish studies, France Slide21: Associated Research Centers Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT) American Indian Studies Research Institute (AISRI) and Center for the Documentation of Endangered Languages (CDEL) Center for Archeology in the Public Interest (CAPI) Center for Research into the Anthropological Foundations of Technology (CRAFT) and Stone Age Institute (SAI) Center for the Study of Institutions, Population, and Environmental Change (CIPEC) Glen Black Laboratory of Archeology (GBL) Research laboratories Willian R. Adams Zooarcheology Laboratory Ancient DNA Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology Human Biology Laboratory Human Origins and Primate Evolution Laboratory Osteology and Paleopathology Laboratory Library/laboratory in Performing Arts Laboratory Paleoanthropology/Taphonomy Associated Museum Mathers Museum of World Cultures Associated Research Centers, Laboratories, Museum Research Centers and Labs: Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (1992) Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Leadership: Human dimensions of environmental change Integration remote sensing and GIS technology and anthropological methods Ex. Funds: NSF, NIH, NOAA, NASA, Tinker Director: Emilio Moran, Ass. Director: Eduardo Brondizio Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs Center for the Study of Institutions, Population and Environmental Change (1997) NSF-Funded Center of Excellence on Human-Environment interaction Leadership: Human dimensions of environmental change Comparative analysis of human populations Ex. Funds: NSF IU Anthropology Co-Directors: Elinor Ostrom and Emilio Moran Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology National leadership: National program on Archeology in social context Archeology and ethics Ex. Funds: NSF, NEH, others (1997) Director: Ann Pyburn Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Center for Research into the Anthropological Foundations of Technology (CRAFT) (1987) Stone Age Institute (SAI) (2001) Skeletal fossils of a human ancestor dated around 4.5 million years ago (Nature, Jan. 20, 2005) Leadership: Human origins and evolution Evolution of technology Top collection stone age artifacts Ex. Funds: NSF, Leakey, endowment, others Co-Directors: Kathy Schick and Nick Toth Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs American Indian Studies Research Institute (1985) Center for the Documentation of Endangered Languages (1992) IU Anthropology Leadership: American Indian studies Anthropological linguistics Ex. Funds: NSF, NEH, other foundations Co-Directors: Doug Parks and Ray DeMallie Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology (1965) Leadership: Midwestern archeology Archeological methods Ex. funds: NSF, Lilly, others Director: Chris Peebles Research Centers and Labs: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Leadership: Museum studies Midwest collection Ex. Funds: NSF, NEH, others Director: Geoff Conrad Slide29: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Research laboratories Willian R. Adams Zooarcheology Laboratory Ancient DNA Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology Human Biology Laboratory Human Origins and Primate Evolution Laboratory Osteology and Paleopathology Laboratory Laboratory Paleoanthropology/Taphonomy Library/laboratory in Performing Arts Slide30: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology William R. Adams Zooarcheology Laboratory -40 years of research, teaching, service -World-class zoo-archeology collection Director: Laura Scheiber Slide31: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Ancient DNA Laboratory of Molecular Anthropology -Ancient DNA and genetics -collaboration anthropology-biology -new methodological frontiers Director: Rika Kaestle Slide32: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology -Living and ancient populations Human Biology Laboratory Osteology and Paleopathology Laboratory Director: Della Cook Director: Paul Jamison -Human growth and development Slide33: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Human Origins and Primate Evolution Laboratory -Second largest NA university collection of non-human primates skeletons -Chimpanzee ecology research in Uganda -Eocene primate and mammal fossil collection in Wyoming Co-Directors: Kevin Hunt, Randy Patrick Slide34: Research Centers and Labs IU Anthropology Library/Laboratory in Performing Arts -National recognition -Specialized library on the anthropology of performing arts Director: Anya Royce Slide35: Graduate Students IU Anthropology Slide36: Graduate Student Funding IU Anthropology Key role of Skomp endowment: -Summer feasibility fieldwork -Travel support to graduate students -Top-up fellowships -Departmental distinguished lecture Slide37: Degrees offered IU Anthropology -Socio-Cultural Anthropology -Bioanthropology -Linguistic anthropology -Archeology .PaleoAnthropology .Archeology and Social Context Examples of concentration areas: -American Indian studies -Archeology and Ethics -Zooarcheology -Anthropology of the Arts -Environmental anthropology and land use -Linguistics -Economic anthropology -Human Origins and paleoanthropology -Paleopathology -Archeology of Social context -Primate ecology and behavior ---others--- Welcome to Indiana University: Welcome to Indiana University Welcome to Indiana University: Welcome to Indiana University Consistently in Top 10 most beautiful NA campuses Welcome to Bloomington: Welcome to Bloomington Welcome to Bloomington: Welcome to Bloomington Ranked 6th best college sports town (SI) Welcome to Bloomington: Welcome to Bloomington Ranked 8th Best Place to Live by Men’s Journal Magazine Welcome to Bloomington …but don’t stay too long!: Welcome to Bloomington …but don’t stay too long!
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