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Matt Napolitano wins 2015 Graduate Research Forum's People's Choice Award

Congratulations to Anthropology graduate student Matt “Nappy” Napolitano, for winning this year’s “People’s Choice Award” at this year’s Graduate Research Forum for his poster entitled “Before the Clock Runs Out: Archaeology In the Face of Erosion on ...

Congratulations to Carol Silverman, new Fellow of the American Folklore Society

Prof. Silverman was formally recognized at the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society in Santa Fe, Nov. 5-8, 2014. The Fellows is an honorary body that recognizes outstanding achievement in folklore scholarship. A learned organization founded in 1888 Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Society is ...

Erica Ledesma, Anthro major, wins Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Student Essay Award

Congratulations to Anthropology major Erica Ledesma, who won the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Student Essay Award for her paper titled, “Mayan Women in the Context of War: Challenged and Transformed Traditional Gender Roles” Written for LAS 399: Post Study Abroad and instructed by ...

Gennie Nguyen receives Oregon Heritage Fellowship

Anthropology Doctoral Student Gennie Nguyen is the recipient of the Oregon Heritage Fellowship for her project “Revisiting Vanport and Albina’s Multicultural History from 1940-1990,” a project that is related to her on-going fieldwork for her doctoral dissertation.

Jason Younker recipient of Ely S. Parker award

Dr. Jason Younker, assistant vice president and advisor to the president on sovereignty and government-to-goverment relations at the UO, is the  newest recipient of the Ely S. Parker award by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES). To read the article, click here: ...

"Fitness Costs of Warfare for Women"

New article “Fitness Costs of Warfare for Women,” by Michelle Scalise Sugiyama, recently published by the journal Human Nature. Article features fascinating research on how women act during periods of conflict to survive and protect their offspring. Links to full article: ...

Melissa Liebert wins Nick Norgan award

Article by Doctoral Student Melissa Liebert, “Implications of market integration for cardiovascular and metabolic health among an indigenous Amazonian Ecuadorian population,” has been chosen to receive the Nick Norgan award for the best paper published in Annals of Human Biology during ...

Human preferences for sexually dimorphic faces may be evolutionarily novel

Lawrence Sugiyama, Josh Snodgrass, and Melissa Liebert are coauthors of a new Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article reporting cross-cultural research conducted among 962 adults from 12 populations, ranging from foragers to modern industrialized nations. Findings show that it is not ...

Labor rights in Bangladesh key discussion at APRU

Lamia Karim, associate head and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology addressed participants of the 2014 Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Workshop hosted at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan in September. Karim led a special presentation on ...

Professor Josh Snodgrass made a Bray Fellow

Dr. Josh Snodgrass has been made a University of Oregon Richard A. Bray Fellow. This award recognizes his excellence in teaching, superior scholarship and dedicated service.
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