Cultural Anthropologist Speaks to Potomac State College Students


Prior to her recent presentation at Potomac State College of WVU,  Cultural Anthropologist Katherine Dettwyler, Ph.D., third from left, posed with Sociology Assistant Professor Catie Snider, third from right, and students including from left, Edwin Bultes, a sophomore majoring in sociology from Philadelphia, Pa.; Ireyonna Nelson, a sophomore majoring in criminology from Washington, D.C.; Betsy Maltez, a sophomore majoring in political science from Columbia, Md., and Sierra Hunley, a freshman sociology major from Morgantown, W.Va. Dr. Dettwyler’s book, “Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa” won the Margaret Meade award and is currently being read by Potomac State’s Cultural Anthropology class.The event was sponsored by the College’s Sociology Department and Social Justice Committee.