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.


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...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Elizabeth Durham, winner of the Wenner-Gren  Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant.


Radioactive Phantoms and the Politics of Exposure in Coastal Fukushima

Thu, Feb 7, 2019, 12:00 pm
Location: Joseph Henry House

AnthroDay 2019!

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

Isabelle Clark-Decès Memorial Conference

Fri, Mar 29, 2019, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

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

Clifford Geertz Commemorative Lecture

Thu, Apr 25, 2019, 4:30 pm

Title: TBD

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall