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    Orlando, FL 32816-1361

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Anthropology Department: Past and Present

Arlen and tosha 250x300The department of anthropology hosted a welcome back BBQ on August 22, 2015 to welcome six new faculty members and to honor the department’s inaugural chair, and current Associate Dean for the College of Sciences,  Arlen Chase, Ph.D., for his many contributions to the department. Dr. Arlen Chase was the department of anthropology’s inaugural chair when they became a department in […]

New Doctor on Campus

Amanda-Groff-13 ResizedAmanda Groff, Ph.D., lecturer in the anthropology department, recently completed her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Florida.  She received her B.A. in anthropology from UCF in 2003, her Maya Studies Certificate from UCF in 2005 and her M.A. in anthropology from UCF in 2007. Dr. Groff is a lecturer of anthropology who specializes in archaeology and bioarchaeology. Her […]

National Geographic Educator of the Week

Tim Hawthorne headshot for GSURC  Timothy L. Hawthorne, Ph.D., assistant professor of geographic information systems (GIS) in the department of sociology, is featured as the National Geographic Educator of the Week.  Dr. Hawthorne spent his summer teaching students at the Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy as part of a $75,000 Verizon Foundation grant.  This academy provides a place for […]


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