Story Categories: Anthropology Department Category

Post Image for Congratulations to our Anita Volland award winners!
May 29, 2017
Congratulations to Jazmin Diaz and Noah Wolthausen, this year’s recipients of the Anita Volland Award. This award is presented to the graduating Anthropology major who most exemplifies in his or her work the vision of anthropology practiced by founding department member Anita Volland, emphasizing the importance of the four fields, the centrality of the culture […]
December 22, 2016
Nicholas Gibaldi, '14, has accepted a position as Confidential Investigator for the NYC DIO. Mr. Gibaldi graduated with a BS in anthropology. While a Wagner student he served as the president of the Pi chapter of Lambda Alpha, the Anthropology National Honor Society and as captain of the men's lacrosse team. During the summers of […]
Post Image for Wagner student panelist at National Press Club briefing
January 26, 2016
Anthropology major Daniela Gutierrez de la Garza was one of three student panelists at a Jan. 20 NAC&U National Press Club briefing. Watch the video of her presentation and Q&A responses.
September 28, 2015
Anthropology professor Celeste Marie Gagnon, anthropology alumna Jennifer Ida and chemistry professor Nick Richardson recently teamed up with colleagues to study Chicha de maiz, a traditional corn beer brewed in the Andes. They wanted to explore how chicha affects the bones and teeth of the people who drink it. To study the effects, they sampled chicha […]
Post Image for Port Richmond scholar will join the Peace Corps
May 6, 2014
Graduating senior Molly Delbridge of Mission Viejo, Cal., will be Wagner College’s next Peace Corps Volunteer. Delbridge, an anthropology and Spanish major, will serve as a health resource volunteer in Belize. Delbridge has had substantial student experiences with the kind of work she will be doing as a PCV in Belize. As Wagner College’s Port […]
Post Image for Anthropology grad wins NSF fellowship
May 2, 2013
Jennifer Ida ’12 was recently awarded the immensely prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship and will be enrolling this fall in the anthropology graduate program at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Ida, an anthropology major with dual minors in Spanish and microbiology who graduated last May magna cum laude, was one of two student researchers who […]