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Ph.D. Student Paige Edmiston's Ethical Anthropology Series Featured on American Ethnologist Online

June 20, 2022

Congratulations to Graduate student Paige Edmiston and her U Pitt colleague Alexandra Dantzer's for the online American Ethnologist publication of their ethical anthropology series, "Yours Sincerely, an Uncertain Anthropologis." The opening line introduces the series: " As two graduate students preparing to "enter the field," we increasingly find ourselves contemplating...

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Ph.D. Student Anna Wynfield's Article Published in the Anthropology and Humanism Journal

June 15, 2022

Anna Wynfield's peer-reviewed article has been published in the Anthropology and Humanism journal. " The Space of Hope: Experiences of Pregnancy and Vaccination During a Pandemic " is a flash ethnography essay first drafted as part of Professor Carole McGranahan's Fall 2021 Ethnographic Writing graduate seminar. Congratulations, Anna!

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Kate Goldfarb Awarded a Promoting Public Impact Grant

June 13, 2022

Conratulations to Professor Kate Goldfarb who has been awarded a Promoting Public Impact Grant from the Office for Outreach and Engagement for "Marshall Fire Story Project." Last semester, Professor Goldfarb's Practicing Anthropology students built a relationship with the Louisville Historical Museum. Professor Goldfarb and one of her students will be...

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Ph.D. Student Tom Hanson Accepts Position as the Executive Director of Headwaters Alliance

May 24, 2022

Ph.D. Student Tom Hanson accepts position as the Executive Director of Headwaters Alliance. In this position, he will be working on watershed conservation and ecosystem management in the headwaters of the Rio Grande. Congratulations, Tom!

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Professor Sam Fladd Receives an NHPRC Grant

May 17, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Sam Fladd on receiving a $150,000 research and collections grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This award will help digitize and study the archives of Joe Ben Wheat, which are filled with incredible insights into the archaeology of the Southwest and the Plains.

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Ph.D. student Carlton Gover Offered an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Museum Curator of Archaeology Position

May 17, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Carlton Gover who has been offered a duo position at the University of Indiana: Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Museum Curator of Archaeology at their new museum.

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Sasha Buckser Successfully Defends her Independent Research Paper

May 9, 2022

Ph.D. student, Sasha Buckser, successfully defended her independent research paper, "Exploring Early Historic Human-Canid Relationships in the Intermountain West: A Case Study From 17 th Century Black’s Fork, Wyoming." Congratulations, Sasha!

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Sanggay Tashi Successfully Defends his Independent Research Paper

May 6, 2022

Ph.D. student, Sanggay Tashi, successfully defended his independent research paper, "Herding Yaks to Driving Cars: Standardization, Subjugation, and Skillful Means of Settled Nomads." His committee included Professors Carole McGranahan, Alison Cool, and Carla Jones. Congratulations, Sanggay!

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Kelsey Hoppes Successfully Defends her Independent Research Paper

May 6, 2022

Ph.D. student, Kelsey Hoppes, successfully defended her independent research paper “Lost in the Details: Identifying a Multicultural Settlement through Attribute-Based Pottery Analysis in Northeastern Nebraska.” Her committee included Dr. Douglas Bamforth, Dr. Samantha Fladd, and Dr. Scott Ortman. ✨Way to go Kelsey ✨

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Katie Donlan Successfully Defends Her MA Research Paper

May 4, 2022

Ph.D. student Katie Donlan successfully defended her masters research paper, “Claimed and Contested: Wabanaki Sovereignty Policy in Maine” Her committee included Professors Annette de Steche, Jen Shannon, and Carole McGranahan. She has now received a masters in Anthropology. Great work, Katie!

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