Promotion and Tenure - Public Solicitation
The Faculty Collective Agreement requires that in evaluating a faculty member's performance for promotion and tenure purposes, a public solicitation for letters must occur. Given the logistical circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic we welcome electronic submissions for Professor Greg Beckett. Read More


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Department of Anthropology COVID-19 updates
To ensure the health and safety of our campus community and to prevent the risk and spread of COVID-19, effective Thursday March 19, Western will move to a required service model until further notice.  During this time, all Anthropology staff members will be working remotely and will be available by email.  READ MORE


Jennifer SpinneyJennifer Spinney - Appointment with York University

Jennifer Spinney (PhD 2019)has accepted a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with York University’s program in Disaster and Emergency Management. Congratulations! Read more…

Bimadoshka PucanBimadoshka Pucan - CRC Appointment with Concordia University

Bimadoshka Pucan (PhD 2019) has been appointed to to the position of CRC (Tier II) in Indigenous Oral Tradition & Oral History at Concordia University. Congratulations! Read more… 

Laura Kelvin

Laura Kelvin - Appointment with University of Manitoba

Laura Kelvin (PhD 2016) will be joining the Department of Anthropology at the University of Manitoba as an Assistant Professor in Archaeology. Congratulations! Read more… 

Beatriz Juarez Rodriguez

Beatriz Juárez Rodríguez - Appointment with Carleton University

Congratulations to PhD Candidate Beatriz Juárez Rodríguez on her tenure-track appointment with the Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology at Carleton University. Read more… 

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Please refer to our Safety in the Field document for important information on personal safety, food safety, medical issues, communication plans, dealing with unexpected political turmoil and many other issues to consider when doing field research. All Western students participating in University sanctioned international activities are now required to enrol in Western's International Travel Registry. This information enables Western to monitor student safety, update students on travel advisories from the Canadian Government, and locate and provide assistance in case of an emergency overseas.For more information about conducting research abroad, please visit Western's International & Student Exchange Centre.


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