UNLV Division of Research Interviews Dr. Jennifer Byrnes
On 2 May 2022, the UNLV Division of Research interviewed Dr. Jennifer Byrnes regarding her recent National Institute of Justice grant. To read the full interview please visit the Division of Research page.
KTNV Channel 13 News Interviews Dr. Jennifer Byrnes and Graduate Student Taylor Flaherty
On 5 May 2022, Dr. Byrnes and graduate student Taylor Flaherty were interviewed by KTNV Channel 13 news Las Vegas. The interview focus on forensic anthropology work due to the recent Lake Mead case. To watch the full interview please follow the news article link.
On May 5, 2022, Dr. Byrnes was interviewed to comment on how climate change has and will continue to affect forensic anthropology investigations due to the ongoing drought in southern Nevada. To read the article please visit the following article link.
Department of Anthropology Seeking an Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Title: Anthropology of Race and Racism in the US, Assistant Professor-in-Residence
Announcement Number: R0127885
To apply visit the Job Announcement
The ideal applicant will possess a commitment to teaching and service. Job responsibilities include teaching a mixture of four in-person and online classes each semester. Candidates should be prepared to teach…
Department of Anthropology Seeking for an Assistant Professor
Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Full-Time
Announcement Number: R0127435
To Apply and find out more information visit the Job Announcement
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology. We welcome applicants who work in the Americas and who have an active field…
UNLV Study Abroad & Anthropology Alumni Update: Susan Thompson, in UNLV International Programs
Oh, the places you can go with an Anthropology degree. And by places we mean all over the globe. UNLV Director of International Programs, Susan Thompson, earned her BA degree in Anthropology at UNLV. She helps undergraduate students enjoy a variety of study abroad experiences. She sits on the Board of the University Study Abroad Consortium (USAC), of which UNLV is a member, and that affords many…
The UNLV's McNair Scholars Institute is conducting outreach for the upcoming Spring 2022 cohort. They are seeking undergraduate students who are:
Juniors/Seniors with graduation dates no earlier than Fall 2022;
Interested in conducting funded research under the guidance of a professor; and
Interested in preparing to enroll in a graduate degree program immediately after graduation.…
Departmental Scholarships Now Accepting Applications
The Anthropology Department at UNLV is now accepting applications for the Angela Peterson Memorial Scholarship and the C. Todd White Scholarship. Both graduate and undergraduate students may apply for the Angela Peterson Scholarship. While, the C. Todd White scholarship is only open for senior undergraduate students. Visit the scholarship's website for more information. Application material can…
UNLV Anthropology Alumni Update: Elysia Wells, in UX Research
UNLV Anthropology alumni engage in a wide array of professional pursuits. In this exchange, let's hear more from Elysia Wells, who earned BA degrees at UNLV in Anthropology (2007) and Fine and Studio Art (2008). Elysia is currently UX (User Experience) Researcher at Digital River in Minnesota. UX is a hot field for social science graduates, making Elysia's insights…
We hear today from second-year UNLV graduate student A'liciah Carr. A'liciah: could you please tell us about your research interests, including the focus of your ongoing MA research?
My research interests are in biocultural and evolutionary anthropology. My ongoing MA research is taking place at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica. At this university, there is a 3:1 female…
PhD Graduate student Melissa Badillo has successfully defended her dissertation! Her research interests include settlement studies, household archaeology and use of domestic space among the Postclassic Period Maya of her home country of Belize. Details of her project are below.
Title: Investigating Ancient Maya Late Postclassic Households and the Associated Function of the Buildings at…
PhD Graduate student Cristina Tica recently defended her dissertation as the culmination of her doctoral education experience! Her research interests encompass Iron Age and Late Antiquity in Eastern and Central Europe, migration studies and nomadic groups of the Eurasian steppes, frontier and borderlands studies, identity studies, trauma and violence studies, paleopathology and…