Society & Environment blog

  • Cape Town, South Africa Study Abroad Trip

    July 12, 2013

    Dr. McDuff took 15 Truman students to Cape Town, South Africa, from May 14 – June 19, 2013, for an internship-based Study Abroad program on Democracy and Human Rights in South Africa. The students worked for 20 days with different non-profit agencies in Cape Town, whose mission is to address issues of human rights, social […]

  • Students Excel at Student Research Conference

    April 19, 2013

    Although a small department the Sociology-Anthropology Majors continue to excel in research as seen in their representation at this year’s Student Research Conference this past Tuesday, April 16th.  Ten students currently enrolled in Dr. Johnson’s Senior Seminar course presented their polished work at the SRC’s  Poster Sessions. The research-focused curriculum propels students in preparation for graduate school. Dr. Amber Johnson, Professor of […]

  • Anthropology Majors Present Papers at Central States Anthropological Society Annual Meeting

    Five anthropology majors from Truman, Kathryn Hedlund, Racheal Kissee, Zoee Matlock, Rose McCray, and Julianne Meyer, attended the Central States Anthropological Society annual meeting in St. Louis April 4-6 with Dr. Amber Johnson, Professor of Anthropology. Hedlund and Meyer also presented papers at the meeting. Hedlund’s paper was entitled “Cultural Views and their Impact on […]