Tag: Anthropology


  • sign that says We Hear You

    Take the Surveys. We’re Listening.

    Hello, my name is Professor Cathy Day, and I’m the Director of the Humanities Compass Advantage in the College of Sciences and Humanities. I’m here with a simple message to anyone who graduated in December 2021 or who is graduating in May or July 2022: please take the Ball State Senior Survey when it shows […]

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  • Anthropology Good News

    With the 2021-2022 school year coming to a close, it’s time to discuss Anthropology’s good news from this year! Faculty Dr. Mark Hill continues his work on copper sourcing. He has a recent publication in Current Anthropology: Hill, M. A. (2021) Comment on Miller: Ritual, labor mobilization, and monumental construction in small-scale societies: The case […]

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  • Anthropology Alum Amber Maze Makes Her Mark

    The following interview is with Ball State graduate, Amber Maze. She has her masters in Holocaust and Genocide studies from the Stockton University in New Jersey. She is currently a Holocaust Educator and Human Rights Associate with the Jewish Community Relations Council and the co-founder/ operations volunteer of the Crane Center for Mass Atrocity Prevention […]

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  • Abby Handlon brings Anthropology into the Classroom

    Abby Handlon is a Class of 2020 Ball State alum, with a Bachelor’s in Anthropology. She is now working as a K-4 Instructional Assistant, where she can apply her knowledge of Anthropology. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Where are you from and why did you choose to go to Ball State? I am from Avon, Indiana. I chose to […]

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  • Curation Chronicles: Dorien Scheets Travels to Tumacácori National Historical Park

    In May 2020, Monticello resident Dorien Scheets was offered a six-month long paid internship with Tumacácori National Historical Park in Tumacácori, Arizona. This internship is funded through the National Park Foundation’s Women in Parks initiative. The aim of Dorien’s internship is to research and interpret Mission records from the 1700s and 1800s, written exclusively by […]

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  • Emma Cieslik is a Collections Intern at DOMA

    Emma Cieslik, a Ball State University student, will be completing a Collections Internship at the David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) in Muncie, Indiana this semester. Emma currently serves as a docent at the David Owsley Museum of Art, giving tours to college students, community members, and young children enriching their museum experience. This internship […]

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