Sarah Kurnick awarded $111,921 NSF grant

Sept. 1, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded Sarah Kurnick a grant of $111,921 to continue research on Postclassic Maya politics and community archaeology at Punta Laguna, Mexico. Hearty congratulations to Sarah!Read more »

Mayans accurately predicted solar eclipses hundreds of years in the future

Aug. 17, 2017

Payson Sheets was among the professors interviewed by 9News on traditions in other cultures related to these astronomical events: “The Maya actually predicted solar and lunar eclipses during the Classic period (AD 300-900). They did it not by a knowledge of astronomy as we understand things, but by keeping track... Read more »

Scott Ortman contributing scholar on recently published paper

Aug. 16, 2017

Scott Ortman was a contributing scholar on a recently published paper for PLOS|one: “Prehistoric mitochondrial DNA of domesticate animals supports a 13th century exodus from the northern US southwest” . Also available in the Daily Camera , CU Boulder Today and The Journal .Read more »

Studying an elusive South African primate - Michelle Sauther

Aug. 1, 2017

Michelle Sauther has been “Studying an elusive South African primate.” Bushbabies are among the world’s least studied non-human primates. You can read the story in CU Boulder Today .Read more »

Alumni News Summer 2017

June 14, 2017

Allison Formanack and Richard Bender Allison Formanack (MA ’11) and Richard Bender (MA ’09) both PhD candidates, presented a poster titled "Examining Mobile-Homeownership in Urban Land-Lease Mobile Home Communities: an Anthropological Perspective" based on their collaborative research that outlines three scenarios for mobile home purchases despite numerous financial risks associated... Read more »

Terry McCabe’s latest project jointly funded by NSF and the Research Council of the UK

May 12, 2017

Terry McCabe’s latest project has been funded. The effects of mobile phones on gendered social networks, decision making and vulnerability . Jointly funded by NSF and the Research Council of the UK. PI: Tim Baird of Virginia Tech; CO-PI: J. Terrence McCabe of Univ. of Colorado; CO-PI Emily Woodhouse of... Read more »

Joanna Lambert co-authored primate population study in Science Advances

May 3, 2017

Joanna Lambert’s co-authored primate population study in Science Advances was picked up by both the Coloradan alumni magazine and CU’s A&S online magazineRead more »

Bianca Williams & Carole McGranahan served on the AAA President's Committee

May 3, 2017

Getting Credit . Bianca Williams and Carole McGranahan served on the AAA President's Committee that just released new guidelines for how to count and value public scholarship in anthropology. The University of Colorado was well represented!Read more »

Page McClean receives 2017-2018 Society for Visual Anthropology/Robert Lemelson Foundation fellowship

May 3, 2017

Page McClean just received a 2017-2018 Society for Visual Anthropology/Robert Lemelson Foundation fellowship. These fellowships are designed to provide graduate students working in the field of visual and multimodal anthropology with funding to pursue exploratory research for planning their doctoral dissertation research and/or methods training to prepare for their doctoral... Read more »

The Tibet Himalaya Initiative is putting CU Boulder on experts’ map

April 25, 2017

Carole McGranahan is one of the founding members of this growing center for research and outreach focusing on contemporary Tibet. Learn about aims of this initiative and recognition it has gained, along with upcoming events here :Read more »

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