The goal of the new Organization Studies program is to help students develop the skills
needed to work across disciplines and fields in a variety of organizations, the program
has an external advisory board to provide feedback about the current needs of organizations,
the skills needed to address them, and the program curriculum.
SWAA Student Paper Competition
Anthropology Major, Marissa Massaro, being awarded second place in the student paper
competition for the Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) by Interim Dean
of the College of Social Sciences Jan English-Lueck and Assistant Professor and Vice
President of SWAA, A.J. Faas.
A.J. Faas interviewing an elder in the village of Shamanga in the Andean highlands
of Ecuador about the role of cooperative labor groups (mingas) in the years before the volcano, Mt. Tungurahua, devastated the region. Learn more about A.J. Faas
Chris Keith, M.A, Applied Anthropology
Congratulations to Chris Keith for being selected as one of the recipient's of the
University's 2014-2015 Outstanding Thesis Award. Read Chris Keith's thesis here.
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