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Sasha Buckser Passes Her PhD Qualifying Exam

Dec. 7, 2023

Sasha Buckser (PhD Archaeology in Progress) successfully defended her PhD Qualifying Exam.

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Brent Andrews Passes His PhD Qualifying Exam

Dec. 7, 2023

Brent Andrews (PhD Archaeology in Progress) successfully defended his PhD Qualifying Exam. The examination committee consisted of Scott Ortman, Jerry Jacka, and Sarah James (Classics).

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Anthropology Clubs Visits the Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings

Dec. 4, 2023

Exploring the Past: Anthropology Club's Adventure to Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings Museum! The Manitou Cliff Dwellings, originally situated near McElmo Canyon in southwest Colorado, consisting of 40 rooms, were relocated between 1904 and 1907 to their current location. The move aimed to safeguard the Ancestral Puebloan architecture from looters and...

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A Fond Farewell to Professor Terry McCabe

Dec. 4, 2023

Last Friday, we bid adieu to an extraordinary educator, mentor, and friend, Professor Terry McCabe. After years of dedication to shaping minds and inspiring countless Buffs, he's embarking on a new adventure called retirement. Join us in celebrating the incredible journey of a true academic trailblazer. From engaging lectures to...

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Chu May Paing Awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Nov. 28, 2023

Chu May Paing (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) has been awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2024. This fellowship is designed to provide students a final, teaching-free semester as they complete and earn their degrees. Chu's dissertation, "Intense Engagements: Social Media Activism in the Aftermath of 2021 Military Coup in...

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Georgia Butcher Awarded Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Nov. 28, 2023

Georgia Butcher (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) has been awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2024. This fellowship is designed to provide students a final, teaching-free semester as they complete and earn their degrees. Georgia's dissertation, "Eye of the Reaper: Drone Pilots, Remote War, and Militarism in the United States,"...

Kelsey Hoppes, Patrick McKenzie, and Stephania Zneimer

Anthropology Graduate Student Service Award 2023-24

Nov. 28, 2023

The Department of Anthropology is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2023-24 Anthropology Graduate Student Service Award: Kelsey Hoppes, Patrick McKenzie, and Stephania Zneimer. This award recognizes and reward outstanding service among graduate students insupport of the department and the graduate program, including graduate peer mentoring, leadership in graduate...

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Alumna, Alison Hanson Awarded the 2023 David Schneider Award

Nov. 26, 2023

Dr. Alison Hanson (Cultural Anthropology MA 2016) was awarded the 2023 David Schneider Award for her groundbreaking dissertation research on the limits of Title IX policies in addressing gender-based violence on US college campuses. Additionally, she clinched the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology.

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Dawa Lokyitsang's Organized AAA Panel a Huge Success

Nov. 21, 2023

Dawa Lokyitsang's (Cultural Anthropology, PhD Candidate) panel "Theoretical Storytelling across North American and Asia in Settler Colonial Times," at the 2023 AAA Conference in Toronto was a great success. The panel showcased the theoretical implications of storytelling across diverse geographic and temporal ethnographic encounters. Congratulations to our departmental and disciplinary...

Arielle Milkman (doctoral candidate) and Carole McGranahan (Professor, Chair)

Cultural Anthropology Graduate Students Represent at the AAA Conference in Toronto

Nov. 20, 2023

Our Cultural Anthropology graduate students took the 2023 AAA Conference in Toronto by storm. See below for a sampling of their the passion, dedication, and innovation. Lauren Barrett presented her innovative work on Colorado’s energy initiatives and housing. Georgia Butcher, presented her research on drone pilots in the US Air...

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