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Ben Smith Published in Quaternary International

Published: May 14th, 2018

Graduate Student Ben Smith published his article, “Hunting in yellow waters: an ethnoarchaeological perspective on selective fishing on Lake Turkana” in Quaternary International. CAS News Bulletin- Week of May 14, 2018 

Jessica Casimir Receives Boren Fellowship

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

Jessica Casimir (Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology) received a Boren fellowship to conduct field research in South Africa during 2018-19.   CAS News Bulletin- Week of April 23, 2018

Ryan Z. Good Awarded Grant at American Association of Geographers Conference

Published: Apr 23rd, 2018

Ryan Z. Good (Ph.D. Candidate, Geography) was awarded a travel grant from the Urban Geography Specialty Group for his work in Tanzania at the recent American Association of Geographers conference. At… Read More

Ben Soares Receives Luce Award

Published: Apr 16th, 2018

Beginning in 2018, Benjamin Soares will direct a three-year multi-disciplinary project, “Islam and Africa in Global Context,” funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation’s Initiative on Religion in… Read More

Dr. Elischer and Lisa Mueller Published in Washington Post

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Sebastian Elischer and Lisa Mueller have a new piece in the Washington Post discussing Niger’s protests. CAS News Bulletin- Week of April 2, 2018

Dr. Peter Schmidt Publishes Chapter in Unmasking Ideology

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Peter Schmidt. 2017. The Colonial Origins of Myth and National Identity in Uganda. In Unmasking Ideology: The Vocabulary and Symbols of Colonial Archaeology, eds. Bonnie Effros and Goulong Lai. Los Angeles: Cotsen… Read More

Dr. Sandra Russo Receives UF 2018 AAW Woman of Distinction Award

Dr. Sandra Russo Receives UF 2018 AAW Woman of Distinction Award

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Dr. Sandra L. Russo, Director of the Office for Global Research Engagement (OGRE) in the University of Florida’s International Center (UFIC), was recognized by the UF Association of Academic Women… Read More

UF Receives Simon Award

UF Receives Simon Award

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

Gainesville, FL – March 13, 2018- NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, announced today that the University of Florida has been selected as one of five institutions to receive the… Read More

Dan Eizenga and UF Sahel Research Group publish OECD Paper on Security and Political Stability in Chad

Published: Feb 12th, 2018

In the latest OECD West African Paper, Dan Eizenga and the UF Sahel Research Group look at the short and long-term outlook for security and political stability in Chad. Read it… Read More

OECD Paper Authored by Dr. Elischer and the Sahel Research Group

Published: Jan 29th, 2018

What does the future hold for Niger’s stability? In the latest OECD West African Paper, Dr. Sebastian Elischer and the Sahel Research Group gauge the state of play and look at three… Read More