News and announcements

New book, Detroit Remains, released by Dr. Ryzewski
Students at Wayne State gain valuable practicing anthropology research experience
Research
WSU's Department of Anthropology is teaming up with Project We Hope, Dream, and Believe to excavate the home of Civil Rights icon Malcolm X
In memory of our students, faculty, and alum 2021
Alumni Dr. Willie McKether named chancellor of Thomas Jefferson University’s East Falls Campus
Alumni
​Dr. Michael Henson ​('21) is the first SWAN ​program Ph.D. graduate
Anthropology Undergraduates Participate on NSF-funded Excavations in Maryland
New publication on Detroit Archaeology about artifacts from Detroit's Beaubien family
Research
Dr. Tareq A. Ramadan lands $380,850 grant for non-profit to restore Inkster home of civil rights leader, Malcolm X
Moving towards a sustainable future in urban areas
Research
Dr. Andrea Sankar nominated as a Distinguished University Service Professor
Students come out on top in Wayne State community partnership initiative
Dr. Newman awarded the Career Development Chair
Undergraduate student Anna Khreizat invited to join Phi Beta Kappa
Virtual ethnographic field school in Ecuador this spring
Dr. Ryzewski reappointed to the State Historic Preservation Review Board (SHPRB)
Debra Mazur in memoriam (1953-2021)
Andrew Newman's book placed on Michigan notable books list
SWAN student Erin Stanley published in Riverwise
Study results from student internship with Gleaners Community Food Bank
Virtual ethnography with the Societies and Cultures of Latin America class
Recent anthropology Ph.D alumna, Maya Stovall's book launch
Student Mary Cavanagh wins District 10 seat of Michigan's House of Representatives
EPA awards P3 grant to eight WSU students
Swan student receives 2020 Brehler Scholars Award for illuminating research on disability