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).

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.


Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

 In his book "The Torture Letters," Ralph examines the torture of people of color at the hands of police from mid-1970s to the early 2000s in...


Forest Mathematics: Unstable Sets in Indigenous Amazonia

Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 4:30 pm

Aparecida Vilaça is Professor of Social Anthropology at the Museu Nacional, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

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 - Lost and Found

Empire of Feeling

Thu, Apr 2, 2020, 4:30 pm

In this piece I consider this new technique of what liberal theorists might call “righting wrongs” and what others might call...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

German-Japanese collaboration: Mimesis in Families

Tue, Apr 21, 2020, 12:20 pm
Location: 216 Aaron Burr Hall