The assistant professor of anthropology analyzed the official narratives told about the city of Asmara between 1890 and today.
His paper was about the methodological challenges and the lessons learned from conducting ethnography among migrants in Washington, D.C.
The assistant professor of sociology was published in the Journal of Family Issues.
Professor Anne Bolin in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology is co-editor of the new three-volume International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality "with over 500 entries that define sexuality from a broad biocultural perspective and show the diversity of human sexual behavior."
Sociology major Kaitlin Stober recieves the Himes Award for Outstanding Student Sociology Paper from the North Carolina Sociological Association.
Three Elon faculty members and a university Lumen Scholar shared their work at the 2014 American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Janna Anderson, Heidi Frontani and Tom Henricks.
Attendants learned about the historical and contemporary factors facilitating the spread of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology had his research published by African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal.
Aunchalee Palmquist, in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and Kirsten Doehler, in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, recently published an article in the journal 'Social Science and Medicine.'
Thousands of refugees each year face hurdles in rebuilding lives away from homes where they were persecuted, and on Monday evening in the Global Neighborhood, Elon University students learned more about issues confronting new arrivals to the United States.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the need for the United States to take a leadership role in the creation of a Palestinian state, which he argues will promote regional stability and make America more secure.
After watching parts of the World Cup from where he's lived this spring in Costa Rica, Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about common humanity on display in the largest global sporting event of the year.
Professor Tom Arcaro writes for regional newspapers about the keys to success for fresh college graduates joining international aid and development organizations like the Peace Corps and OxFam International
Aunchalee Palmquist, assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, and Kirsten Doehler, assistant professor of statistics, presented preliminary findings from Palmquists's study of milk sharing at the annual Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference in Chapel Hill, N.C. in March.
Aunchalee Palmquist, an assistant professor of anthropology, was awarded a post-Ph.D. grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation to aid research on "Taking Milk from Strangers: An Anthropological Study of Internet Breast Milk Sharing in the U.S."
Tom Mould, recipient of Elon’s 2013-14 Distinguished Scholar Award, spoke Tuesday evening about the way people share narratives to convey beliefs and shape worldviews – and how we all change in the process because of those tales.
An initiative co-led by Elon's Program for Ethnographic Research and Community Studies created a website this spring to give a human face to the recipients of government aid in local communities alongside national data about welfare services.
Sarah George '13 sought guidance from staff members in the Student Professional Development Center as she applied to a retail management training program for one of the world's leading technology companies.
Graduate students in Physician Assistant Studies heard Dec. 11, 2013, from several Elon University professors who shared best practices for making a difference in the world by assisting the disadvantaged.
Professor Tom Arcaro illustrates in a newspaper guest column how humans now more than ever are looking beyond politics and lines on a map to provide comfort and aid to those in need.