Category Archives: Anthropology

Border Crisis: Immigrants or refugees? Why it matters featuring Dr. Faith Nibbs, Dedman professor

WFFA: All this week, we’ve been continuing the conversation about the border crisis. We’ve tried to give perspective on all sides of what is happening. Today’s topic: Are these children immigrants or refugees? And why does it matter? Dr. Faith Nibbs … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News | Tagged | Leave a comment

SMU names new dean of Dedman College, its largest school

Dallas Morning News: Thomas DiPiero is Southern Methodist University’s new dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, university officials announced Tuesday. READ MORE HERE

Posted in Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Events, Faculty News, Graduate News, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistical Science, Undergraduate News, World Languages and Literatures | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Can You Experience Déja Vu of a Place or Situation You’ve Never Encountered?

Alan Brown, professor in the department of psychology, responds: READ MORE HERE

Posted in Anthropology | Leave a comment

Congratulations to the 2014 Dedman College Engaged Learning Fellows

This past spring, 69 Engaged Learning projects were approved. Below are the 40 Engaged Learning Fellows with Dedman majors and the 26 Dedman faculty and staff are serving as mentors. READ MORE HERE

Posted in Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Events, Faculty News, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistical Science, Undergraduate News, World Languages and Literatures | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Year of the Faculty Profile- Creating worldwide health initiatives

Dr. Bing is a professor of global health in the Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness in the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development and in the Department of Anthropology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Faculty News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Interdisciplinary leader named dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

DALLAS (SMU) – Thomas DiPiero, whose academic interests range from the psychoanalysis of race and gender to French literature, is the new dean of SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and professor in the Departments of English and World … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Events, Faculty News, Graduate News, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistical Science, Undergraduate News, World Languages and Literatures | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tenure, promotion for 11 Dedman College professors effective for 2014-15 academic year

Eleven Dedman College faculty members will begin the 2014-15 academic year with promotions after receiving tenure as associate professors or being named to full professorships. The following individuals received tenure or promotion effective Monday, Sept. 1, 2014: Recommended for tenure and … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Events, History, Mathematics, Physics, Political Science, Psychology | Tagged | Leave a comment

‘Magistra doctissima’ Bonnie Wheeler honored with festschrift of essays in medieval studies

Posted in Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Faculty News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Congratulations to the 2014 Research Day Award Winners

SMU graduate and undergraduate students are invited and encouraged to present results of ongoing and completed SMU-based research. The goal of this event is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work … Continue reading

Posted in Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Events, Faculty News, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Statistical Science, Undergraduate News, World Languages and Literatures | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

First dinosaur bones in Saudi Arabia discovered

Louis Jacobs, a vertebrate palaeontologist and professor at Southern Methodist University, explains that the discovery could also help find much sought-after answers about the history of the Earth and its land formations. READ HERE

Posted in Anthropology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, Institute for the Study of Earth and Man | Tagged , | Leave a comment