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Congratulations to our Spring Award Recipients! McFee and Undergraduate Awards

  Anthropology Department Awards Committee is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Spring Awards.   Beau DiNapoli received the Malcolm McFee Memorial Award for his paper, Rapa Nui (Easter Island) monument (ahu) locations explained by freshwater sources. The article was recently published and ...

Kiana Nadonza awarded CAPS grant

Congratulations to Kiana who is the recipient of a Center for Asian and Pacific Studies small grant award for her project “Crowning a Nation: An Ethnographic Analysis of Pageantry and Nationalism in the Philippines.”   This award, in addition to her Gary Smith award will allow Kiana to ...

Graduate Student Matt Napolitano wins Lewis and Clark award

Graduate student, Matt Napolitano, has received a $5000 grant from the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research through the American Philosophical Society for his dissertation work on Yap related to early colonization of islands in western Micronesia. Congratulations Matt!

Undergraduate Amy Shannon wins a 2019 CURE Award

Undergraduate student Amy Shannon has been awarded a 2019 CURE Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship to continue work on “Alutiiq Use of Birds at Rice Ridge (49-KOD-363), Kodiak Island.” CURE is the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE) at the UO, and the award will ...

Undergraduate Shuxi Wu won first place in the student paper competition hosted by NWAC and JONA

Congratulations to… Shuxi Wu, University of Oregon (First Place) Asian Technical Experts:  Skilled Corporate Migration in the Global Commodity Chain     Shuxi Wu was awarded the first place award in the student paper competition hosted by the Journal of Northwestern ...

Grad Student, Samantha Queeno wins “Best Student Poster” at AAPA Conference!

Graduate Student Samantha Queeno won the American Association of Anthropological Genetics’s Outstanding Trainee Presentations in Anthropological Genetics award for best student poster at this year’s AAPAs! Sam’s research seeks to understand the molecular underpinnings of distinctive human ...

Kiana Nadonza has been selected as one of the recipients of the Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Award

Congratulations to  Kiana Nadonza who has been selected as one of the recipients of the Gary E. Smith Summer Professional Development Award. The Graduate School Awards the Smith to students who have demonstrated “strong academic accomplishments and noteworthy professional goals.” The award will ...

Polet Campos-Melchor and Sara Khatib awarded a Tinker Field Research Grant

Polet Campos-Melchor was awarded a Tinker Field Research Grant for upcoming summer research. She will be traveling to El Paso, TX/Ciudad Juarez to research transborder LGBTQ+ migrant experiences. And Sara Khatib, was awarded a Tinker Field Grant for fieldwork to study traditional botanical ...

Alicia DeLouize and Lindsey Foltz were both awarded the Special Opportunity Grant for $1000

Alicia won the Special Opportunity Grant for $1000 and will use the fund for her upcoming fieldwork on the effects of grandparents’ caring on health in Shuar in Ecuador. Lindsey Foltz was also awarded a $1000 Special Opportunity Grant from the Grad School to travel to Bulgaria in Summer 2019 to ...

Graduate Student Hannah Wellman Selected for Predoctoral Fellowship at Smithsonian!

Hannah P. Wellman has been selected as a Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellow to pursue her dissertation research project, “Using archaeology to understand Native American use of sea otters and whales in Oregon prior to European contact.”   Congratulations, Hannah!
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