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Carmean Named Foundation Professor

Dr. Kelli Carmean

Dr. Kelli Carmean has earned the highest honor for teaching excellence at Eastern Kentucky University.

Carmean received the 2017-19 EKU Foundation Professorship. The annual honor recognizes those who demonstrate outstanding abilities in the three primary roles of a faculty member: teaching, service and research. The professorship provides a salary supplement for two years.

Lesson Plan on Descent, Kinship and Genealogical Patterns: Shelby City African American Cemetery Project

            This lesson plan focuses on the Shelby City African American Cemetery Project in Junction City, Kentucky. The lesson’s main goal is to teach students about the historical importance of the cemetery, as well as an emphasis on descent, kinship, and genealogical patterns.

"Applying Anthropology Concepts to Business Models"

Anthropology has finally gotten some well-deserved attention in the media.  Check out this Huffington Post article!

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Wies Featured in EKU Spotlight

Jennifer Wies, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Sociology, and Social Work, is featured in this ongoing series designed to allow EKU leaders and others in prominent positions to discuss their roles as well as campus issues. Prior to joining the EKU faculty in 2010, Wies was the director for the Women’s Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati.

Professor Chosen for NEH Summer Institute on Mayan Culture

An Eastern Kentucky University professor is one of 24 Fellows chosen for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute.

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