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2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation

Congrats to recipients of the 2016-17 Anthropology Undergraduate Awards for Research or Conference Participation! The following undergraduates were awarded $300 each for their research and conference presentations in Anthropology: Mariah Bloom, research project titled  “Urinary hormones, ...

Graduate student Nikki Cox publishes chapter in new book on American Horror Story

Graduate student Nikki Cox has published a book chapter entitled, “Static Femininity: Gender and Familial Representation in Murder House.” The chapter is in an edited volume called Reading American Horror Story: Essays on the Television Franchise.

Congratulations to Theresa Gildner and Monya Anderson for NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants

Please join us in congratulating Theresa Gildner and Monya Anderson who have received NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants. Theresa’s project, entitled “Doctoral Dissertation Research: Life history tradeoffs between testosterone and immune function among forager-horticulturalists,” ...

Tobin Hansen: Graduate Research

Tobin Hansen is a doctoral candidate in cultural anthropology. He researches gender, care, gangs, the post-prison diaspora, and deportation in the U.S- Mexico borderlands. This work has been funded by CLLAS, as well as the Wenner-Gren Foundation, a Social Science Research Council Fellowship ...

Congratulations recipients of Fall 2016 awards!

The Awards Committee (Carol Silverman, chair, Ana Lara, Madonna, Moss and Kirstin Sterner) is pleased to announce the following Fall 2016 awards. Congratulations to the esteemed recipients! Health Education Department Fund: Theresa Gildner, $250, poster: “Mind over matter: are physical ...

Eugenia Lollini receives a Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Anthropology major Eugenia Lollini received a Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowship for her work, “Before the Spectacle: Shaping Gender and Class in Beirut’s Beauty Salons.” Congrats Eugenia!

Latino Roots class to be offered next term!

The ANTH 4/527 Latino Roots I & ANTH 4/528 Latino Roots II classes will be offered this Winter and Spring term. Below is a video from the 2015 Latino Roots Class.

Anthropology Club Student Feature: Jacob Jansen

My name is Jacob Jansen and I’m an undergraduate student of cultural anthropology. I am also a Vice President of the Undergraduate Anthropology Club representing a cultural discipline. This summer I did research in Gozo, Malta, attempting to acquire perspectives among honeybee production. My ...

Student Feature: Carly Pate

Primate Osteology Lab Feature: Carly Pate!

Primate Osteology Lab volunteer Carly Pate just returned from collecting data at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Carly’s research focuses on understanding how urbanization affects raccoon body weight. Carly uses cranial ...

Congratulations Tobin!

Tobin Hansen’s paper, “Legal Citizenship and Social Belonging: Criminal Aliens and Deportation to Mexico,” was selected for honorable mention for the ALLA (Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists) Graduate Student Paper Award. The selection committee was impressed with the ...
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