Anthropology & Sociology
West Chester University
Welcome back Anthropology and Sociology students!! We hope that you have had a great summer and are looking forward to beginning or returning to classes at West Chester University.
The Department was very busy this spring searching for several new faculty. This fall, we are welcoming three new members to the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. They are:
Dr. Michael DiGiovine, a cultural anthropologist
Dr. Rebecca Chancellor, a primotologist
Dr. Julie Wiest, a sociologist
Dr. Marshall Becker (Emeritus), in collaboration with Theresa Huntsman, has the following publication in press: "An Analysis of the Cremated Human Remains in a Terracotta Cinerary Urn of the 3rd-2nd century BCE from Chiusi, Italy now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York," Etruscan Studies 16(2).
Dr. Paul Stoller will be presenting a paper, "Between Sorcery and Anthropology," at the Easlen Institute's symposium, "Anthropology and the Paranormal," to take place in Big Sur, California, October 13 - 18. Dr. Stoller's essay, "Blogging Bliss," will appear in the December 2013 edition of Anthropology Now.
Dr. Julie Wiest has been very active this summer. In addition to moving to the area, she gave the following conference papers in August:
The following publications of Dr. Wiest's are forthcoming this fall:
Dr. Jacqueline Zalewski will be presenting the paper, "Working, the Job, and Postindustrial Careers with Outsourcing: Theorizing About Job Quality and Loss," at the Labor and Employment Relations Association conference, to take place in Philadelphia, January 3 - 5.
Interested in joining the Sociology Club? Join us at our first meeting of the semester- September 10 from 3:30-4:00 pm in Sykes 209. Come ready to hear about all the fun and exciting events we have planned for the upcoming semester. And please remember, we are a club open to all majors, so feel free to bring a friend (or two)!
Please look for further announcements on the Department faculty and their scholarship here. See you around the Department of Anthropology and Sociology, located in Old Library, this fall!