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Undergraduate Research and Conference Participation Awards

The Department of Anthropology strongly encourages undergraduate student participation in research. We thus offer up to six awards a year to support faculty-mentored research and/or travel to present research at a professional conference. The competition takes place annually in the fall term. Applications are evaluated by the Departmental Awards Committee.

Recent recipients

Tabor Whitney: Research project titled, “Effects of Environment and Relatedness on the Gut Microbiome of Uganda red colobus monkeys.”

Mariah Bloom: Research project titled “Urinary hormones, aggression, and stress in ring-tailed lemurs, St. Catherine’s Island Georgia.” ($300)

India Brock: Conference paper titled  “Crossing structure design and effectiveness for primate conservation.” ($300)

Samantha McGee: Research project titled “Portrayals of Power: a post-colonial view of cultural transmission in Cypriot iconography.” ($300)

Carly Pate: Research project titled “Analyzing changes in Procyon lotor body weight with respect to latitude and time using weights predicted from cranial interorbital breadth.” ($300)

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