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Charles Edwards

PhD, SUNY Buffalo
Associate Professor
Anthropology Department


Office: C10, Cooper Hall
Office Phone: (585) 395-5708
E-mail: cedwards@brockport.edu

Courses Taught

  • ANT 120  Introduction to Human Evolution
  • ANT 312  Culture and Health
  • ANT 313  Culture and Disability
  • ANT 350  Primate Behavior and Adaptation
  • ANT 395  Anthropology and Careers
  • ANT 456  Forensic Anthropology
  • ANT 482  Topics: Ancient Disease and Paleopathology
  • ANT 482  Topics: The Scientific Study of Mummies

Areas of Specialization

Biological Anthropology, Primate Biology, Primate Behavior, Dermatoglyphics (development and genetics of skin ridges), Osteology, Disability.

Current Research Projects

Genetics, intrauterine development and function of palm prints (dermatoglyphics) in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta); Implications of dermatoglyphics in assessing intrauterine stress and developmental disorders in non-human primates.

Last Updated 3/30/12

News

Dr. Esara Caroll organized/chaired a two-part panel called "Fieldworkers' Insights into Refugee Resettlement" and presented a paper at the Society for Applied Anthropology meetings in Vancouver, BC, March 29–31, 2016

Dr. Esara Carroll's project Supporting Adult Refugee Students is being funded by The Reed Foundation Inc. Read all about it.

Dr. Neal Keating (Anthropology) presents paper at the Indigenous Language Conference held on Haudenosaunee Six Nations Grand River Territory in Canada. Check it out.

Dr. Pilapa Esara Carroll shares the activism of a refugee documentary director in the latest issue of (585) Magazine. Read more here.

Events

Please join us on Thursday, April 14, from 5 to 6:15 pm in Edwards 106 for our second lecture in our Marjorie Helen Stewart Speaker series from Dr. Micah Morton, titled, "Reframing the boundaries of indigenism: Akha mobile indigeneities in the Upper Mekong Region."