Alumni Highlights

Professor Ryo Morimoto


Anthropology provides the secure base for exploring different branches of knowledge and confronting hard questions of inequality, racism, violence, loss, etc.; not just as objectifiable concepts, models & algorithms, but as the messy reality of the human condition.

Alumni Highlights

Katie Wong '10

Katie Wong

When developing concepts for new choreography, I approach ideas through an anthropological lens. My most recent dance work used the social repercussions and implications of the 14th amendment as a starting point to reflect on our country's past and to hope for our potential future.

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Ethnographic Studies Certificate Program

Providing training in ethnographic methods and field research to undergraduates in concentrations outside Anthropology. Students in all divisions are welcome (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering).

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Ethnographic Data Visualization

Dedicated to advancing innovation in ethnography for the 21st century. The VizE Lab is a hybrid online-offline platform and hub for researchers interested in curating digital data and creating audio-visual materials for ethnography, such as data visualizations, documentary films and interactive websites.


Center on Transnational Policing

The CTP will bring together Princeton scholars and students to understand policing in the U.S. and internationally. As the hub of a wider social scientific research network, the Center’s mission will be to explore policing from a transnational approach.


Friday, Oct 18, 2019

The VizE Lab collaborated with Frederick Wherry (SOC), the Dignity + Debt Network, and the Aspen...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

The Department of Anthropology welcomes new graduate students, visiting graduate students and new lecturers. Click the link below to find out...


On Brazilian Authoritarianism: A Book Forum with Lilia Schwarcz

Anthropology Day!

Thu, Feb 20, 2020, 12:00 pm

Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us.

Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture

Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 4:30 pm

Clifford Geertz was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic...