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In response to the recent death of a Cleveland woman diagnosed with bi-polar disorder who subsequently died in police custody, I was asked to participate in NPR's Sound of Ideas on Cleveland's 90.3 WCPN. Ms. Anderson's death was ruled a homicide.
Stream this broadcast here:…Continue
Posted by Joseph D Galanek on January 28, 2015 at 3:30pm
Just began my monthly column for The Crime Report on the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice systems.
In this article I discuss my prison research and how officers can work effectively with the incarcerated mentally ill to ensure their…Continue
Posted by Joseph D Galanek on January 28, 2015 at 3:25pm
SfAA Member and former Board Treasurer, Diane Austin, testifies on Gulf Coast oil spill:
Posted by SfAAadmin on January 25, 2015 at 10:15pm
Back in 1979, as one of the conclusions of my dissertation about the future of anthropology as a profession, I included high school teaching of anthropology as a potential market for BA and MA anthropology graduates.…Continue
Posted by Barry R. Bainton on November 21, 2014 at 9:00am
Re-purposing spaces. Former super markets into library, workspace, cultural center, spring and winter farmers market, etc.The case of McAllen's Walmart: is this another way to think of…Continue
Started by Tech Guerrero in SfAA Student Forum 20 hours ago.
Summer Course for Research Design in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic SciencesJuly 20 – 24, 2015The Summer Course for Research Design (SCRD) brings together social science area experts and…Continue
Started by David Thorne Dillon in SfAA General Discussion Forum Jan 13.
Call for Panels:The Association of Middle East Anthropologists (AMEA) invites anthropologically-themed panels for the 2015 Middle East Studies Association annual meetings, November 21-24, 2015,…Continue
Started by Kim Shively in SfAA General Discussion Forum Jan 10.
CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: CALL FOR PAPERS Encountering alcohol and other drugs16-18 September 2015Lisbon, Portugal CLOSING DATE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION – 16 MARCH 2015 Dear colleagues Join us in…Continue
Started by Nicola Thomson in SfAA General Discussion Forum Dec 4, 2014.