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.


Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Congratulations to Anthropology major Mary DeVellis '21, winner of the George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019

In alumna Elisabeth Powell's article published in the Journal of Business Anthropology, she explains how an anthropology degree adds...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

Fellowships were awarded to the following students:


Indebted: Student Finance, Social Speculation, and the Future of the US Family

Thu, Sep 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

The struggle to pay for college is one of the defining features of middle-class experience in the United States today.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Ethical Stance and the Possibility of Critique

Thu, Oct 10, 2019, 4:30 pm

Critique is an assertion of values pitted against a state of affairs.  To say that things should not be the way they are--to respond to questions...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Powers of African Spirituality in Global Consciousness: Light, Vision, & Truth Conference

Fri, Oct 18, 2019, 10:00 am

This interdisciplinary conference will host priestesses and priests from the Akan sacred path who work in Ghana, the U.S., and elsewhere across...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

The Poetics of Indigenous Amazonia: Flutes, Spells, Necklaces, and Manioc

Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm

In this talk, Fausto elaborates on an Amazonian aesthetics that expresses itself through a regime of small intervals, producing variation by means...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall