Current graduate students

The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that Public Issues Anthropology MA students Evie Strickland and Robyn Wood have each received Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), while Aparajita Bhattacharya has received an Ontario Graduate Scholarship for this academic year.

Evie joined the Public Issues Anthropology program after completing her HBSc in 2022 from the University of Toronto in Forensic Anthropology. Her research interests include paleopathology, trauma analysis, and subadult bioarchaeology.

Robyn finished her BA in Honours Anthropology at Western University in 2018. She then completed the MSc Human Osteology and Funerary Archaeology program at Sheffield University in 2020, where she focused on Viking funerary practices. Her interest in the MA Public Issues in Anthropology program lies within bioarchaeology, dental archaeology and stable isotope analysis.

Aparajita entered the Public Issues Anthropology program in Fall 2022 after graduating with her BA in Honours Anthropology from Waterloo. Her Master's research in biological anthropology will focus on aDNA studies and bioarchaeology, and she is also interested in the application of biocultural approaches to studying human experience in the past.

Friday, November 10, 2023

Grad Forum 2023

Please join us for the seventh annual Grad Forum where our Public Issues Anthropology MA students will present their research. This event will include a Meet & Greet Lunch with grad students and professors. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

2023 Silver Medal Event

Join us on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:00 to 7:00pm for the 2023 Silver Medal Event. Our distinguished guest speaker this year is Prof. Lindsay Bell of the Department of Anthropology at Western University who will be presenting a lecture entitled “Under Pressure: Diamonds and Everyday Life in a Northern Town”. This event will take place in HH 1102 with a reception to follow in HH 373.

The department of Anthropology annually awards the Iris Yuzdepski Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Four in the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts.

Congratulations to Christinneanne Mclellan, Claire Reynolds and Carley Marentette.  

Join us for this year's Sally Weaver Award presentation and guest lecture! 

Guest speaker, Susan Kirkpatrick Smith, BA in Anthropology (Florida State University) with an MA and PhD in Anthropology (Indiana University) will be presenting a lecture titled: Injury, Disease, and Death in Early Byzantine Greece: The Story from Chryssi Island

All are welcome! 

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Dolson on receiving an Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Dolson is a caring and committed teacher who is dedicated to his craft and to ensuring student success. He has offered courses at all levels, ranging from small seminars to large lectures in both Arts and Health and is noted for to creating excellent pedagogical opportunities for his students.