Faculty News

Webinar with Prof. White on Coffee Life in Japan May 4 @ 4:30pm

Join the book discussion webinsar on Zoom with Prof. Merry (Corky) White on Tuesday, May 4 @ 4:30pm. Coffee shops offer their customers a special place in their urban lives, and offer observers a window on social and cultural norms and realities. Japan’s kissaten have long been unscripted places for an escape from the programs […]

BU Anthropology has a huge presence at AAPA 2021 & NEEP 2020

A number of our current and former undergraduates, graduates, post-docs and faculty presented or were co-authors on papers or posters at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical (now Biological) Anthropologists in April 2021.  These included, graduate student Christian Gagnon, Andrea Blackburn (GRS 2021), Amy Scott (GRS 2021), Andrea DiGiorgio (GRS 2019), Caitlin […]

Prof. Arkin wins CAS advising and mentoring award!

Prof. Kimberly Arkin wins one of three CAS Templeton Awards for Excellence in Student Advising and Mentoring! Awardees are nominated through a polling of the senior class. The common theme among all of the nominations was the how much students appreciate when their advisor/mentor gets to know them well and the relationship extends beyond just course […]