Matt Sponheimer elected AAAS Fellow

Dec. 2, 2019

Matt Sponheimer has been elected as a Fellow by the Anthropology Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): https://www.aaas.org/news/aaas-announces-leading-scientists-elected-2019-fellows According to the AAAS, “The honor recognizes diverse accomplishments, including pioneering research, leadership within a given field, teaching and mentoring, fostering collaborations and advancing public understanding of...

Dani Merriman wins dissertation award

Oct. 23, 2019

Recent Anthropology graduate Dani R. Merriman (PhD 2018) won an award for best dissertation from the Association of Colombianists (Asociación de Colombianistas). Asociación de Colombianistas, Best Doctoral Dissertation (2017-2019), Awarded at the XXI Bi-Annual Conference Judged by a team of academics and the Association's board of Directors: María Mercedes Andrade,...

Emily Hite's Blog Post from the South Pacific

Oct. 16, 2019

Emily Hite (PhD Candidate) is currently teaching on the Semester at Sea program in the South Pacific. In spite of limited internet access, she has posted a recent blog entry about the class and the students. Safe travels Emily!

Dawa Lokyitsang wins Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Grant

Oct. 2, 2019

Dawa Lokyitsang has just been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad grant for her PhD research on "Kinship and Sovereignty in Exile: Care Interventions and Education in the Tibetan Refugee Community." Dawa is currently in India on a Wenner-Gren Doctoral Dissertation grant, so this is doubly excellent news. She...

Guest blog post for Baily Duhe's Booklet for Anthropology

Oct. 2, 2019

As part of the Anthroplogy Bridging Seminar with Kaifa Roland and Robin Bernstein in Spring 2019, all the graduate students in the class developed a final project to deconstruct and challenge particular cultural and biological constructions of race to make the ideas from the class more accessible to a broader...

Daniel Naumenko first-authored article published

Sept. 30, 2019

Biological Anthropology PhD student Daniel Naumenko has his first-authored article published. The article is titled, " Evaluating Ketosis in Primate Field Studies: Validation of Urine Test Strips in Wild Bornean Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) ." PDF Version . Congratulations to Daniel.

Ang Award 2019

Andie Ang Awarded the 2019 American Society of Primatologists Conservationist Award

Aug. 30, 2019

On August 24, Dr. Andie Ang (PhD 2016)was announced as the 2019 recipient of the American Society of Primatologists Conservationist Award : ”This award provides recognition and financial support for students and early career investigators from habitat countries who demonstrate potential for making significant and continuing contributions to primate conservation.” Congratulations to Andie!

Andie Ang featured in Singapore Tatler

Aug. 12, 2019

Singapore Tatler Article on Andie Ang's (Phd 2016) work. How It Is All Monkey Business For Primatologist and 2018 Generation T Honouree Andie Ang

Anthropology graduate interviewed by Quebec Science

July 2, 2019

Jakob Sedig (MA '10, PhD ’15) Was interviewed recently by a journalist with Quebec Science. He was asked about his perspectives on DNA as an archaeologist working in the field. The article is included below, please note that it's in French, but easily translatable with google translate (if you open...

Allison Formanack to begin 2 new positions

April 17, 2019

Allison Fomanack (PhD 2018) will be leaving the University of Colorado this summer to begin new positions. In Fall 2019, she will be begin a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI) and as a Visiting Lecturer position with the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Amherst College...

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