Anthropology

Never Mind

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Anthropologists rescind 2002 report on alleged research misconduct and 1919 censure of Franz Boas.

Undercover Freshman

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Anthropologist enrolls as a new student at her university, moves into a dorm and emerges a changed professor.

'Guns, Germs, and Steel' Reconsidered

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies has had the kind of impact that most scholarly authors can only dream about for their works. First published by W.W. Norton in 1997, the book won a Pulitzer Prize the next year for its author, Jared Diamond, a professor of geography at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Graduate Science Enrollments Grow

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New data show increases for total pool, women, and minority students, but drop in first-time foreign students.

The Sociology of IRB's

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For decades, but especially in recent years, social scientists have been frustrated by institutional review boards, campus bodies that must approve studies involving human subjects.

The IRB's, as they are called, are best known for their work on informed consent with medical research. But the boards also must approve projects in which sociologists conduct surveys or do interviews -- even though such work doesn't pose any of the dangers of, say, a drug whose side effects could be deadly.

Tragedy in the Amazon

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Murdered U. of Vermont anthropologist was inspirational mentor and influential figure in archaeology.

Freed Scholar Speaks Out

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Yektan Turkyilmaz, detained and tried in Armenia, on his experience and its implications for other academics.

Anthropology, Evolved

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Arizona State revamps department in attempt to revitalize discipline, but does program agenda shortchange field?

Evolution, E-Mail and Kansas

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University reviews new course after learning of professor's anti-intelligent design comments.

Neither Here Nor There

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Anthropologists who aren’t faculty members struggle with identity.

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