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Graduate Student Emily Masucci was awarded the SYLFF award for her dissertation research

Anthropology Graduate Student Emily Masucci has been awarded the Oregon SYLFF fellowship to conduct her dissertation research: “A Luta Continua: Gender-based Violence and the Politics of Justice and Care in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.” Her research examines state and community models of ...

Science and Sacred Monkeys

Read about Diana Christie’s research trip to Ghana.

Samantha Queeno receives Leakey Foundation Grant

Congratulations Samantha Queeno for receiving a Leakey Foundation Grant to fund her dissertation research! Sam’s dissertation research focuses on the evolution of bipedal locomotion at the genetic level, a very fitting topic for TrackTown USA. Excellent work Sam!

Fellowship Awards – Matt Napolitano and Elisabeth Goldman

Congratulation to Elisabeth Goldman and Matt Napolitano! Matt Napolitano was selected as the recipient of a 2020-21 Lokey Doctoral Science Fellowship for his research on the early settlement on Yap in remote Oceania (advisor, Scott Fitzpatrick). In addition to the GE, the Lokey Fellowship includes a ...

Colin Brand published “African Forest Elephants” in PLOS ONE

Around the O is currently featuring a paper that Colin Brand just published on African Forest Elephants in PLOS ONE. This is part of a side project we have been working on for awhile, so it’s great to see it out and getting some press. See the links below for more info. Congrats Colin! ...

Congratulations! Anthropology students on Deans List

Around the O Each term, the University of Oregon names its top students to the dean’s list in recognition of their academic achievements, and 2,480 UO students qualified for the honor for winter term. A searchable spreadsheet listing all the students on the dean’s list can be found online. The ...

Congratulations Anthropology Graduate Students, Samantha Queeno, Diana Christi and Beau DiNapoli

The Department of Anthropology has three Graduate students who deserve Congratulations! Samantha Queeno for receiving a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant to fund her dissertation research! Her project, Uncovering the regulatory landscape of muscle fiber ...

Lindsey Foltz receives Fulbright IIE Fellowship

Congratulations grad student Lindsey Foltz re: receiving a Fulbright IIE Fellowship for her ethnographic foodways research in Bulgaria. Fantastic job Lindsey!

Edna English Fund Award Winners

Hannah Wellman will receive $2500 for her project titled: “Pre-Contact Cetacean Use and Species Presence on the Oregon Coast”. Funds will be used for ZooMS analysis to help Hannah determine the species of whales found at two different archaeological sites in Oregon. This is a great ...

Polet Campos-Melchor awarded CSWS Grants

Congratulations to Polet Campos-Melchor, PhD student in Anthropology and Graduate Certificate student in WGSS, for her award of a CSWS Graduate Student Research Grant and travel grant for her project, “El Noa Noa: Demystifying Love and Survival in Ciudad Juárez.” Polet will be using her ...
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