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Anthropology

miners in 1905

Coal Veins

A UMD Anthropologist Is Digging Into Commonalities Between Coal Country Immigrants Past and Present

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Joseph Richardson

‘Beyond the Field’ Homecoming Address Takes on Daily Toll of Gun Violence

Confluence of Structural Issues Lies Behind Much of the Mayhem, UMD Scholar Says

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washed out road yellowstone park floods

Op/ed: Conserving Cultural Heritage Is a Vital Part of Climate Adaptation

Archeologist Says More Than Natural Features Are at Risk

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ambulance

An Intervention That Needs an Intervention

Study Shows How Pandemic Hindered Hospitals’ Gun Violence-Reduction Programs

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Matthew Thomann and another man stand outside a clinic

Putting HPV Pain to Paper

Anthropologist to Document Physical Suffering of Kenyan Sexual and Gender Minorities With Sexually Transmitted Disease

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Researchers examine the site of a World War II plane crash

Search for Missing WWII Troops’ Remains Prevails Over Pandemic

Anthropology Professor Collaborates With International Team to Recover Remains of Airmen Downed Outside Paris

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Julie Schablitsky at dig

Harriet Tubman’s ‘Training Ground’

Professor Helps Discover Site of Eastern Shore Cabin Owned by Abolitionist’s Father

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Cod illustration

The Almighty Cod

In the Shadow of Climate Change and Overfishing, a UMD Researcher Finds Answers for Today’s Oceans in the Centuries-old Bones of a North Atlantic Fish

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Inuit fisherman pulls in a fish on a sea filled with floating ice

Social Sciences, Humanities Can Help in Response to Climate Change, Study Finds

UMD Anthropologist, Other Researchers Advocate for Importance of Historical Scholarship Alongside Data

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Joseph Richardson Jr.

Trigger Guard

Crossing the Boundaries Between Academia and the Streets, Professor Joseph Richardson Jr. Seeks to Find a Way Out of Trauma for Young Black Men

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Flags from "In America: How Could This Happen …" art installation

A Living Memorial to COVID Victims

Professor Helps Digitize D.C. Art Installation That Symbolized Virus Deaths

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Baltimore dig

Baltimore Dig Preserves Past While Preparing for Future

UMD Researcher Partners With West Baltimore Nonprofit to Uncover Black History

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