Geography and Anthropology faculty awarded distinguished honors
Geography & Anthropology Annual Crawfish Boil
LSU students and faculty report a very successful national conference. The 79th Annual Society for American Archaeologists (SAA) conference was held in Austin, Texas.
Lauren Pharr was recently awarded the J. Lawrence Angel Award from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, a longstanding and most honorable mark of distinction and professional recognition within the Physical Anthropology Section of the Academy.
Dr. Robert Rohli is a co-author on a new textbook entitled, Exploring Physical Geography (McGraw-Hill).
The Department of Geography and Anthropology recently hired two new faculty members who will begin as assistant professors in August 2014: Micha Rahder from UC-Santa Cruz and Kory Konsoer from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dr. Andrew Sluyter has worked to change the amount of credit LSU students get for having taken the Human Geography Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses in high school.
Twenty-two LSU students, faculty and recent graduates presented at the annual conference of the Association of American Geographers, the leading organization for geographic research in higher education.
The Louisiana State University Field School will take place this summer in Florida. Instruction will cover basic excavation techniques, artifact analysis, and mapping.
Classes and work were cancelled on Friday, January 24 due to inclement weather. While snowfall may seem rare in Baton Rouge, it occurs more often than most people think.