In the News
Jordan Guerra (undergraduate student in the lab of Assist Prof Gabrielle Russo) was
awarded a competitive scholarship for the 2017 IDEAS Workshop at the upcoming 2017
American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting in New Orleans.
Assoc. Prof. Sonia Harmand has been named one of the
50 most influential French in the world by French Vanity Fair!
Vincy Mathews (Summer High School student in the lab of Assist. Prof. Jeroen Smaers)
has been named top scholar (among the 300 best in the country across all sciences)
2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search. Vincy is a high school student at
Plainview-Old Bethpage John.F.Kennedy High School. Her research project is entitled "A comparison of the cerebellar lobules across
primate species reveals the evolutionary seeds of human intelligence".
Assist. Prof. Catherine Markham is featured on the front page of the 3 Village School
district website for her
outstanding contributions to local student outreach.
Rima Madan (UG Anthropology/Biology) was voted
URECA researcher of the month for her work on disease transmission in endangered species. Rima's research mentors
include Anthropology's Pat Wright, and Daniel Dykhuizen and Gena Sbeglia from the
department of Ecology & Evolution.
Recent alumnus Benjamin Utting (2016) is interviewed for
'Stony Brook Matters' to talk about his experience at Stony Brook University and how it prepared him for
graduate studies at Cambridge University (UK).
Prof. Elizabeth Stone and junior anthropology major Melina Seabrook talk about their
world-spanning archaeological work 'digging deep into Iraq's ancient past' in the
most recent edition of
Stony Brook Happenings.
Interviews with Prof. John Shea on "
Learning How to Survive the Ice Age" and
hands-on teaching in relation to his highly regarded "Primitive Technology" class.
The Departments of Anthropology and of Ecology and Evolution are starting a new Major
in Human Evolutionary Anthropology (BS) this Fall. Details can be found on our
web page and in the
Congratulations to Pat Wright for winning the
Indianapolis Prize as well as becoming a
SUNY Distinguished Service Professor.