Associate professors Julie Velásquez Runk and Susan Tanner are part of a collaborative and interdisciplinary current project investigating links between deforestation and the zoonotic diseases leishmaniasis and Chagas Disease.
Ben Steere, alum of this department, now a faculty member at Western Carolina University, has won this recent award given by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
For many years, UGA archaeologist Victor Thompson and Chester DePratter of the University of South Carolina have worked to excavate and interpret findings from the S.C. Parris island coastal area known to be the first Spanish colonial capital in what became the United States.
Marilyn Rodriguez joined our department as Business Manager II at the end of October, in the position formerly held by LaBau Bryan.
David Hecht, Ph.D. student in anthropology and integrative conservation, won a National Geographic Society Young Explorers Grant to support his continuing project work in Bhutan, “Collaborative Watershed Mapping and White-bellied Heron Conservation in S.