Emily Hite awarded $20,000 NSF Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Jan. 9, 2018

Emily Hite was awarded the National Science Foundation's Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) for $20,000. I begin research February 1, 2018. My dissertation research seeks to understand the policies, mechanisms, and power dynamics used to mitigate and adapt to climate change and how they produce and transform... Read more »

Carla Jones named for the College Scholar Award

Dec. 20, 2017

Carla Jones has been named for the College Scholar Award. The College of Arts and Sciences College Scholar Award (CSA) program will provide one semester of course replacement funds to enable tenured faculty to pursue full time research/creative scholarly activities. Congratulations to Carla!Read more »

Emily Hite passes Prospectus Defense

Dec. 20, 2017

Emily Hite passed her Prospectus Defense and will enter candidacy for the PhD.Read more »

Willi Lempert lands tenure-track position at Bowdoin College

Dec. 13, 2017

William Lempert (ABD) just signed a contract to start as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College this coming fall. Founded on the Maine coast in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Bowdoin is located in... Read more »

Anden Drolet and Katie McGuire transition to PhD Program

Dec. 12, 2017

Anden Drolet and Katie McGuire have completed their transition to our PhD program.Read more »

Lindsay Johansson invited to speak at Grand Junction Chapter of CAS

Dec. 12, 2017

Lindsay Johansson has been invited to speak at the Grand Junction Chapter of the Colorado Archaeological Society. Someone in charge there noticed her lecture in September, “It Takes a Village: Community Life among the Fremont of the Northern Southwest” and wants to hear more in person.Read more »

Donna Goldstein, Kira Hall and Paul Shankman all featured in CU’s A&S Magazine

Dec. 6, 2017

Is America heading back to the '50s? Professors of anthropology and linguistics argue that as both candidate and president, the president has tapped into what they call “nostalgic racism”… Both sides misunderstand Margaret Mead, prof contends Both Mead’s conservative critics—some of whom went so far as to claim she “caused”... Read more »

Pascale Meehan passes Prospectus Defense

Dec. 6, 2017

Pascale Meehan passed her Prospectus Defense and will advance to candidacy for the PhD.Read more »

Julie Thomas passes qualifying exam

Dec. 6, 2017

Julie Thomas passed her qualifying exam and now has official PhD program status in Biological Anthropology.Read more »

Heather Seltzer gave successful defense of her MA thesis

Nov. 15, 2017

Heather Seltzer gave a successful defense of her thesis on Signs and Symbols: Exploring Changes in Iconography in the Contact Era Rio Grande Pueblo World for completion of her Master’s Degree. Congratulations to Heather and advisor, Cathy Cameron .Read more »