Friday Bulletin June 22, 2018

Published: June 22nd, 2018

Category: Department Updates, Friday Bulletin, News

Congratulations Dr. Peter Schmidt

Participatory Archaeology and Heritage Studies Perspectives from Africa

Edited by Peter R. Schmidt, University of Florida, USA

African experiences and experiments with participatory archaeology and heritage studies emerge center stage in this book, with case studies vividly illustrating that local knowledge derived from mutually beneficial collaborations opens new vistas into reforming professional practice.


Congratulations on passing your qualifying exams

Yasemin Akdas

Christopher Clukay


​Job Opportunity: Limited Term Instructor at University of West Georgia

The University of West Georgia seeks to hire a full-time limited term Instructor for the Academic Year 2018-2019, beginning August 1, 2018. The ideal candidate will have a specialty in archaeology and demonstrate excellence in teaching general education courses (including a four-field Introduction to Anthropology) as well as upper division undergraduate courses in one’s area of expertise. The person in this position will be asked to participate in relevant teaching-related service and assessment at the departmental level. The teaching load is 4-5, divided between two semesters. Minimum qualification is M.A. or ABD in Anthropology. Salary includes benefits. Please submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names of three references to Lisa Gezon, Department of Anthropology, 1601 Maple St. Carrollton, GA 30118 or to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of West Georgia ( ) is a coeducational, residential, liberal arts institution located 45 miles west of Atlanta in Carrollton, Georgia.  UWG is a regional comprehensive university and is part of the University System of Georgia. The Department of Anthropology offers a B.S. in Anthropology. Minority candidates and women are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of West Georgia is an AA/EOE.

UWG is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See  for more information.



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