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Scott Ortman Promoted to Associate Professor

June 3, 2020

Scott Ortman receives tenure and promotion to Associate Professor. Congratulations!

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Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment

June 2, 2020

Our very own Professor Carole McGranahan is the editor of Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment recently published by Duke University Press. The Anthropology Department is well represented in this book with essays from Robin Bernstein , Kristen Drybread , Donna Goldstein , Carla Jones , Matt Sponheimer ,...

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Anna Wynfield Receives the AES Grant

June 1, 2020

Cultural anthropology Ph.D. student Anna Wynfield was awarded an American Ethnological Society (AES) 2020 small grant competition for her project titled, “Complicating Futures: Conceptualizing Pregnancy and Fertility for Cancer Patients in Ireland”. The support is for preliminary fieldwork and for presenting findings at the AES spring meetings (total $3000). Congratulations...

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Alumni Allison Formanack Articles Published in 2 Anthropology Journals

May 27, 2020

Alumni Allison Formanack articles published in 2 Anthropology journals. Way to go Allison! May 2020 Property without Prosperity: Subjective Valuation, Financial Citizenship, and Negotiating Moral Personhood among Manufactured Homeowners . PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review. May 2020 Response: Ethnographies of Urban Absence. City & Society Forum.

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Kelly Zepelin’s Research Featured in Boulder Magazine

May 26, 2020

Our very own Ph.D. student, Kelly Zepelin, shares her knowledge about Boulder’s year-round bounty of wild foods that support gut health and creative recipes. Click here to read more about her research and learn about hunting wild edibles in Boulder Magazine's feature article.

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Pandemic Diaries

May 20, 2020

Carla Jones' Affect seminar students produced a set of essays about the pandemic that are just stunning, and that were gorgeously edited by Carla. Student contributors are Olivia Cunningham, Gillian Davenport, Anden Drolet, Paige Edmiston, Chu May Paing, Lauren Storz, and Anna Wynfield. One of the editors of this series...

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Kaifa Roland Named Graduate School's Outstanding Mentor

May 8, 2020

Kaifa is the recipient of the Graduate School’s Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award! The award showcases her many contributions in mentoring graduate students and supporting the graduate education mission. Way to go Kaifa!

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Carlton Gover Receives the CCPA Native American Scholarship

May 8, 2020

Carlton Gover (Ph.D. Archaeology in progress) was named the recipient of the CCPA Native American Scholarship for expenses associated with his Ph. D. research regarding Pawnee migration and settlement patterns. With this scholarship funding, he will be visiting Pawnee, Oklahoma to collect video recordings of elders and culturally knowledgable members...

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Aaron La Maskin Named Outstanding Undergraduate for Arts & Sciences

May 6, 2020

Anthropology major Aaron La Maskin was named the Outstanding Undergraduate for Arts & Sciences for the class of 2020. At CU, Aaron works with Professors. Alison Cool and Jen Shannon in the department. His research for the senior honors thesis focused on the “Here, Now and, Always” exhibit at the...

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Alumni Erin Hughes Accepts Position

May 1, 2020

Erin (MA Archaeology 2016) recently accepted a position as a Scientific Specialist with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey Prairie Research Institute, U I with Tim Pauketat. Ms. Hughes was previously employed with the Archaeology Laboratory at Augustana University in South Dakota. She starts her new position with UI in mid-June...