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David Turkon, associate professor of anthropology
An Associated Press article about the effort to retrieve personal and family records for the Lost Boys of Sudan was picked up by many media outlets, including The Washington Post. David Turkon, who took part in the project to organize the records, said some of the documents have provided the names of forgotten family...

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Joel Savishinsky, professor emeritus of anthropology
The Wall Street Journal asked Joel Savishinsky about the ways that many retirees socialize when they are no longer in an office environment every day. According to Savishinsky, the home can substitute quite handily. In the example of a retiree who joined his local school board who sometimes needed an adequate venue to...

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David Turkon, associate professor of anthropology
David Turkon was recently interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education about his research on the impact of AIDS in the southern African country of Lesotho. Turkon criticizes the effectiveness of current AIDS relief spending, saying “There are no standards for monitoring and evaluation. So if you're even...

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