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[Photo]: Richard E. Ward

Richard E. Ward (Retired)

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Emeritus Professor of Anthropology and Dentistry
Faculty of University College


B.A. University of Northern Colorado 1972
M.A. 1976
Ph.D. 1980, University of Colorado
Medical Genetics Post-Doctoral Training, Indiana University 1985

Academic Interests

medical anthropology, human variation, growth and development, human nature and human adaptability from the biocultural perspective, and the study of facial variation in congenital syndromes


Frederic Bachman Lieber Award for Outstanding Teaching 1993,
Glenn W. Irwin Experience Excellence Award 1995,
and Outstanding Academic Advisor SLA 1998,
Outstanding Liberal Arts Resident Faculty Award 2001, Director's Mentoring Award - Center for Research and Learning 2005, IUPUI Alvin S. Bynum Mentor Award, 2009.


contributions to books Anthropometry of the Head and Face;
and journals American Journal of Medical Genetics, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, and Journal of Craniofacial Genetics and Developmental Biology Alcoholism:Clinical and Experimental Research.


IUPUI Faculty Council; IUPUI Academic Policies and Procedures; Chair, IUPUI Academic Affairs Committee; Board of Advisors, IUPUI Center for Research and Learning; Chair, IUPUI Bursar Appeals Committee; Chair, University College Academic Policies and Procedures Committee.

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