January 13, 2021
Professor of Anthropology Julia King and adjunct instructor of anthropology Scott Strickland '08 are featured along with Chief Anne Richardson of the Rappahannock Tribe in the January/February edition of Archaeology Magazine. The article, “Return to the River,” focuses on their work tracing the… Find Out More
March 23, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Adjunct Professor Susan Langley is the Maryland State Underwater Archaeologist and a member of both the anthropology and new marine science programs. SMCM student McKenna Litynski ’21 (environmental studies) organized the video conference as an Independent Study… Find Out More
March 22, 2021
This year, the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) is hosting a virtual annual conference and St. Mary’s College is participating at many levels.  Professor of Anthropology Bill Roberts serves on the 2021 Program Committee and took the lead on organizing three sessions involving SMCM faculty,… Find Out More
January 28, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Center for the Study of Democracy and The Patuxent Partnership, present two guest lecturers virtually in February.

The first, titled “Things Go Awry: Integrating Anthropology in Military Organizations,” is a lecture and discussion by Kerry Fosher, director of… Find Out More
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