Alumni Highlights

Professor Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson

Anthropology asks us to rethink our own positions in the face of other ways of being. In our work, we do not assume that we already know what the relevant conditions and categories for existence are (“politics,” “religion,” “economy”), but let those with whom we work set the grounds for knowledge.

Alumni Highlights

Shikha Uberoi Bajpai ’13


Anthropology is not simply a field of study, it’s a style of perceiving the world around us. I use the values, skill sets and perspectives of Anthropology on a daily basis in my work.

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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).

Vize lab

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. Coming in academic year 2017-2018.


Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018

Professor Serguei Oushakine's article in “October,” called “Presence Without Identification: Vicarious Photography and Postcolonial Figuration in...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018

Read Professor Andrew Johnson's article in "The Atlantic" about how spiritual traditions have created cave legends.

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Graduate student Brandon Hunter (also known as Brandon Hunter-Pazzara) is on Mexico’s Caribbean coast conducting fieldwork on the region’s labor...


Imagining Radical Futures: Anthropological Potentialities?

Fri, Oct 5, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Imagining Radical Futures: Anthropological Potentialities?
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Title: TBD

Thu, Oct 11, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Title: TBD

Thu, Oct 25, 2018, 4:30 pm
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

AnthroDay 2019!

Thu, Feb 21, 2019, 12:00 pm
Location: Aaron Burr Hall

Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture

Thu, Feb 28, 2019, 4:30 pm
Title: TBD
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall