Entries by Cheryl Jensen

New book released by Anthropology Assistant Professor Isaac Voss

Isaac Voss, our new anthropology professor, has just released an edited volume, Health, Healing, and Shalom: Frontiers and Challenges for Christian Healthcare Missions.  The volume is co-edited by Bryant Myers, professor of International Development at Fuller Theological Seminary, Erin Dufault-Hunter, associate professor of Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary, and Isaac Voss, assistant professor of anthropology […]

Students Honored at Awards Chapel

The department’s top students were honored at the University Awards Chapel on April 23, 2015.  They are pictured here along with Dr. Vince Gil and Dr. Ed Clarke. Elysia Foraker received the award for the Outstanding Student in Anthropology given in recognition of exceptional knowledge and problem solving as well as academic excellent and a […]

Spring Colloquium

Double major Joshua Hummel represented the Anthropology & Sociology Department at the 26th Annual Spring Colloquium on April 22, 2015.  He presented his original research “When ‘The Claws Came Out’:  Analyzing Put-Down Language Within a Christian Community.”

Students Present at Santa Clara University

Eight anthropology and sociology majors along with faculty advisors Dr. Vince Gil and Dr. Hien Park participated in the 42nd Annual Western Departments of Anthropology & Sociology Undergraduate Research Conference at Santa Clara University on April 18, 2015.  Kathryn Arnold, Araceli Bravo, Savannah Cornelison, Hayley Flowers, Alissa Kasper, Arielle Linson, Shannon Little and Mayra Ramos […]

Dr. Vince Gil Collaborates with the University of California, Irvine, on their Medical Humanities Initiative

Dr. Vince Gil has been invited to be a collaborator in a novel program initiative at the University of California, Irvine. The Provost’s Office at UCI has begun a “Medical Humanities Initiative” along with significant funding to bring together the arts, humanities, and schools of medicine to further research, develop curriculum, and projects that will […]

Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The Anthropology & Sociology Department inducted students into their respective honor societies on November 13, 2014. Inducted into the Lambda of California Chapter of Lambda Alpha, the National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, were Savannah Cornelison, Hayley Flowers, Elysia Foraker, Arielle Lamech, Joshua Hummel and Alissa Kasper. Inducted into the Alpha Zeta of California Chapter […]

California Sociological Association Conference

Sociology majors Joshua Hummel, Xanic Fernandez, Shannon Little, Araceli Bravo, and Mayra Ramos along with faculty advisors Dr. Ed Clarke and Dr. Hien Park attended the 2014 California Sociological Association Conference on November 15. Josh Hummel presented his research Analyzing Put-Down Language within a Christian Community.

Top Students Receive Awards

The Anthropology & Sociology Department was proud to honor their top students at Awards Chapel on April 24, 2014. Jordan Gripenwaldt (left) was given the Outstanding Student in Anthropology award in recognition of exceptional knowledge and problem solving as well as academic excellence and a commitment to service. The Outstanding Student in Sociology award was […]

Students Present at Spring Colloquium

The 25th Annual Social Sciences Spring Colloquium featuring the presentations of exemplary student research papers was held on April 22, 2014.  Two students from the Anthropology & Sociology Department were selected to represent the department.  Caitlin Branderhorst (left) presented her paper “Lifestyle Migrants in Latin America: Motivations, Global Mobility, and Self-Conception within Place.” Diana Hudson […]

Students Present at Research Conference

Six anthropology and sociology majors traveled to Santa Clara University on April 12, 2014 to participate in the 41st Annual Western Departments of Sociology & Anthropology Undergraduate Research Conference.  Joshua Hummel, Elysia Foraker, Diana Hudson, Caitlin Branderhorst, Holly Wagner and Justin Esselstrom were selected to present their original research to students and faculty from other […]