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Cressman & McFee Awards

The Awards Committee (Carol Silverman, chair, Kirstin Sterner, Madonna Moss, and Ana Lara) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 graduate paper awards: 1. Luther S. and Dorothy C. Cressman Prize: Noah Simons, Cis-Regulatory Evolution in a Wild Primate: Disease-Associated Genetic Variation ...

Cheryl L. Harper Memorial Fund Scholarship winner John O’Connor

John O’Connor won the Cheryl L. Harper Memorial Fund Scholarship for his project entitled “Historical Ecology and Community Patterning at Ra’atea, Society Islands, French Polynesia.” The Fund will be used to attain 14C age determinations and isotopic analysis of floral and ...

Chris Harrington awarded Global Oregon Research Funds

Chris Harrington was awarded Global Oregon International Research Funds for his proposal entitled, “Fermented cassava beverage (chicha) production as a cultural countermeasure.” The $2000 award will be used for his summer/fall field research with the Shuar of Ecuador. Congrats ...

UO grad students win awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum

Congrats to Matt Napolitano and Annie Caruso for winning awards at this year’s UO Graduate Research Forum! Matt won 1st place in his category for his poster titled “Colonization in the Land of Stone Money: New Investigations on Yap, Western Caroline Islands” and tied for the ...

Melissa Leibert accepts tenure track position at NAU

Congratulations to Melissa Ann Liebert (PhD, UO Class of 2016), who recently accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University!

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 ...
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