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

Douglas Clark Lennox II ’09


Anthropology led me to a life of service. My professional goal has always been to help others develop a sense of purpose in life and to fulfill their potential as people who are capable of bringing so much love, joy and value to the lives of people around them.

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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.


Monday, Feb 18, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Serguei Oushakine who was awarded the annual prize of "Outstanding Contribution to the Profession" from the American...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018

Professor João Biehl, co-director of the Princeton University’s Brazil LAB, is leading the efforts to replace books and research materials for...

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

A look into Elyachar's course titled "Debt." Elyachar brings a variety of perspectives to the study of debt from its historical context to present...


Writing by Ear: Clarice Lispector and the Aural Novel

Tue, Mar 26, 2019, 4:30 pm

Considering Brazilian novelist Clarice Lispector’s literature as a case study and a source of theory, Writing by Ear presents an aural theory of...

Location: 3rd Floor Atrium, Aaron Burr Hall

Sophomore Open House

Thu, Mar 28, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Come for tacos and meet the Department of Anthropology's faculty and current majors to learn more about:

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Isabelle Clark-Decès Memorial Conference - Love and Survival: Aspiration and Yearning in South Asian Anthropology

Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

PANEL 1 (8:30-10:00AM)
Christopher Fuller (London School of Economics)
Indira Arumugam (National University of...

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

Interrupting the Future: Humanitarian Value, Speculation, and the notion of Intractive Economies

Days & Days: Poems & Kill Class: Poems

Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 6:00 pm

Michael Dickman and Nomi Stone

An evening of poetry to celebrate two important new collections.
Location: Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street