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Congratulations Dr. Waller!

Dr. Waller’s new book breaks down the subtleties of issues such as habitat loss and bushmeat hunting by going deeper into human motivations, critiques human behavior in zoos and looks at the factors leading to ape attacks on humans in the wild, and brings humans into account as part of the ...

Congratulations Dr. Fitzpatrick!

The Journal of Island & Coastal Archaeology (Routledge/Taylor & Francis), founded and co-edited by Scott M. Fitzpatrick, will move from three to four issues per year beginning in 2017. JICA currently ranks in the top quartile in five different categories in the SCImago journal ranking ...

Spring 2016 Commencement

On June 13, 2016, University of Oregon Department of Anthropology graduated 32 minors, 84 majors, 2 MA candidates, 5 MS candidates and 3 PhD candidates. Congratulations, graduates! Professor Philip W. Scher delivered the commencement address; Anthropology and a Future of respect, taking a moment of ...

Nikki Cox receives two research awards!

Doctoral cultural anthropology student Nikki Cox received a $500 Summer Research Award from the Folklore Program, where she is earning a concurrent MA. She also received $300 from the UO Graduate School. Nikki is doing fieldwork on the Pacific Crest Trail related to her project on wilderness and ...

Spring Term Anthropology Colloquia and Anthropology Sponsored Events

Associate Professor Lamia Karim May 27: Symposium on Female Labor in the Global South Lamia Karim (Anthropology), Eileen Otis (Sociology), Carla Freeman (Anthropology and Women’s Studies, Emory University), and Ching Kwan Lee (Sociology, UCLA) 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Room TBA       ...

Luther S. and Dorothy C. Cressman Prize Competition and Malcolm McFee Memorial Endowment Award 2015-16

We are happy to announce our selection for the Cressman Prize and McFee Award 2015-16, on the behalf of the Student Award Committee, Larry Sugiyama and Kirstin Sterner.   Cressman Prize: James Daria Paper submitted: The conviviality of the Fandango: alterity, relationality, and performative ...

Anthropology Presentation – May 23, 2016 Dr. Elliot Blair

“Glass Beads and Colonial Networks: A Social Network Approach to Exploring Population Aggregation at 17th Century Mission Santa Catalina de Guale” Dr. Elliot Blair University of Alabama Monday, May 23 in 123 Pacific Hall 2:00-3:20pm The presentation will be in association with ANTH145 ...

Matt Napolitano receives Global Oregon International award

Congrats to Matt who received a Global Oregon International Research fund award for $2000 to help fund his dissertation research in Yap, Micronesia!

Sara Lewis accepts postdoctoral fellowship at Wellesley College

Please join us in congratulating Sara Lewis who has accepted a 3 year postdoctoral fellowship at Wellesley College, where she will be the Elisabeth Luce Moore Fellow in religion, healing and medicine. Congratulations Sara!

Eugenia Lollini wins VPRI Undergraduate Fellowship

Congratulations to Anthropology major Eugenia Lollini for winning a Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI) Undergraduate Fellowship! Eugenia will use her $5,000 award to conduct summer research for her Cultural Anthropology honor’s thesis: “Before the Spectacle: Shaping Gender and ...
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