Welcoming the Newest Member of our Team

Jan. 4, 2017

Bianca Williams Dr. Bianca Williams has just joined our faculty, amplifying the high caliber of our Cultural Anthropology team. Dr. Williams earned tenure and was promoted to Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2016. Her scholarship is at the intersection of two high-profile fields in cultural anthropology:... Read more »

Ring-tailed lemurs of Madagascar: Going, going, gone?

Dec. 21, 2016

Professor Michelle Sauther. The ring-tailed lemur, an iconic primate that is emblematic of the wild and wonderful creatures inhabiting the tropical island of Madagascar, is in big trouble. According to a new study by the University of Victoria in British Columbia and CU Boulder, the number of ring-tailed lemurs among... Read more »

Kelly O’Toole and Sara Stiehl passed their comprehensive exams

Dec. 20, 2016

Kelly O’Toole and Sara Stiehl have passed their comprehensive exams and will be awarded the MA in May 2017. Congratulations to them and to advisors, Terrry McCabe and Carla Jones .Read more »

Danielle Merriman awarded a Jean Bovard Sanville Graduate Fellowship

Dec. 15, 2016

Danielle Merriman (PhD candidate) has been awarded a Jean Bovard Sanville Graduate Fellowship in the Social Sciences in the amount of $2000 for scholarly achievement in the areas of international and cross-cultural understanding. Merriman’s research explores the creation of visual art in Colombia as it relates to the past and... Read more »

Payson Sheets’ Cerén site graces the cover of the new Encyclopedia of Geoarchaeology

Dec. 15, 2016

Payson Sheets’ Cerén site Structure 4 graces the cover of the new Encyclopedia of Geoarchaeology , Editors: Gilbert, Allan S. He also has an article about the site inside. Available from Springer.Read more »

Andie Ang Hui Fang gives successful doctoral dissertation defense

Dec. 14, 2016

Andie Ang Hui Fang has given a successful defense of her doctoral dissertation: Genetic Variability, Diet Metabarcoding, and Conservation of Colobine Primates in Vietnam and will earn the title of PhD in May. Congratulations to Andie and her advisor, Bert Covert .Read more »

Gutierrez wins fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies

Dec. 5, 2016

Gerardo Gutierrez , is one of three UCB professors to be awarded a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship . ACLS fellowships afford scholars the opportunity to spend six to 12 months researching and writing full time. The program awards fellowships of up to $70,000 each. Gutierrez’s project studies... Read more »

The New Anthropology Collaboratory

Sept. 8, 2016

Carole McGranahan is the recipient of a grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research for their new Innovations in Public Awareness of Anthropology program. Together with graduate students Ben Joffe and Dawa Lokyistang, she will create The Anthropology Collaboratory at CU. The Anthropology Collaboratory will be a two-year public... Read more »

Archaeology program connects the past and present

Aug. 17, 2016

For Patrick Cruz, studying archaeological sites in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico this summer was a way to hone his skills. But the trip also allowed Cruz, a CU Boulder archaeology graduate student, to retrace the journey his Tewa ancestors made centuries ago. To read the full story, visit... Read more »

Faculty Grad News Spring 2016

July 28, 2016

Late-Breaking News : This summer an interdisciplinary team of specialists (James Cordova, Michelle Goman, Mary Pye), under the umbrella of CU Boulder, recorded and explored a group of unreported caves in the upper basin of the Balsas River, Guerrero, Mexico. Most of them demonstrate an extraordinary history of human occupation... Read more »