September 16, 2020
Professor of Anthropology Julia King was recently awarded a $110,000 grant from the National Park Service to fund a complete archeological overview and assessment of Piscataway Park in Prince George’s County, Maryland. This project will be conducted through a Cooperative Agreement under the… Find Out More
June 9, 2020
The Center for the Study of Democracy will present a virtual panel featuring St. Mary's College of Maryland scientists on the St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group and the St. Mary’s County Health Department to discuss public health issues including COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 24,… Find Out More
April 22, 2020
Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, and Randy Larsen, professor of chemistry, were recently awarded an NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) grant focused on archaeological investigations of colonial Maryland. The $368,278 grant will fund a multi-year research program for… Find Out More
February 26, 2020
Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, recently published an article in The International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 

 

“Interpreting West Ashcom: Drones, Artifacts, and Archives,” is based on work at Cremona Estate in Mechanicsville, Maryland, and draws on field work… Find Out More
February 21, 2020
Julia King, professor of anthropology, is featured on the National Humanities Alliance website.  

 

According to the website, “since 2001, Julia King and a consortium of researchers have been advancing the archaeological study of the region through digital methods, collections-based research, and… Find Out More
January 13, 2020
The St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s anthropology, environmental studies, psychology, and sociology departments will jointly host an open discussion focusing on the connection between poverty and mental illness.  This event is scheduled for Monday, February 3… Find Out More
November 18, 2019
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology Steve Lenik published a chapter “Kalinagos and Catholics in Dominica before 1763: Archaeology and History of Caribbean Frontiers” in the book “Historical Archaeologies of the Caribbean: Contextualizing Sites through Colonialism, Capitalism, and Globalism” edited by… Find Out More
November 1, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded a $24,000 Chesapeake Material Cultural Studies Grant from The Conservation Fund.

The grant will advance the College’s work using archaeological artifacts to examine how Native American groups in the Chesapeake’s major river drainages responded to the… Find Out More
October 17, 2019
Congratulations to Liza Gijanto, associate professor of anthropology, who was recently named the English editor for the Society for Africanist Archaeology bulletin, Nyame Akuma.

 

According to the website, The Society of Africanist Archaeologists is an organization of archaeologists, researchers… Find Out More
September 18, 2019
Using drone technology, Luke Quinn ‘20 spent his summer researching a way to more efficiently survey archaeology sites for magnetic anomalies.

Through an internship with the University of Maryland Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site (UMD UAS), Quinn, a St. Mary’s College of Maryland physics major… Find Out More