Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019

The Department of Anthropology welcomes new graduate students, visiting graduate students and new lecturers. Click the link below to find out about their research.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019

Congratulations to Anthropology major Mary DeVellis '21, winner of the George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize. The prize is awarded in recognition of exceptional academic achievement during sophomore year.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019

In alumna Elisabeth Powell's article published in the Journal of Business Anthropology, she explains how an anthropology degree adds unique value in the business world for a more empathetic, connected and humane world. Powell stumbled into Anthropology as an economics major and went from a skeptic to a crusader for anthropologists.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019

Fellowships were awarded to the following students:

Tyler B. Adkins was awarded the Cohen-Tucker Dissertation Research Fellowship, to conduct dissertation research in Russia. The Fellowship is for students in any discipline whose dissertation topics are within 19th - early 21st century Russian historical...

Monday, Jun 3, 2019

Congratulations to the following students from the Class of 2019!

Highest Honors:
Mariachiara Ficarelli
Madeleine Le Cesne
Jamie O’Leary

High Honors:
Andrea Ayala
Megan Berry
Laura Hergenrother
Angela Kim

Friday, May 24, 2019

Nomi Stone, our postdoctoral researcher and lecturer co-taught “A River Runs Through Us” with Jeff Whetstone, a professor of visual arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts and associated faculty in the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI).  The course explored the environment of...

Thursday, May 16, 2019

On Monday, May 13, students in the Medical Anthropology course (ANT/HUM 240 – mostly first and second years and with multiple disciplinary interests) showcased their final community-based research and artistic projects at the Medical Humanities Fair.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019

Read Professor Carolyn Rouse's op-ed in a Norway newspaper.

Click here to read the article.


Monday, Feb 18, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Serguei Oushakine who was awarded the annual prize of "Outstanding Contribution to the Profession" from the American Association of Teachers of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages.

See write up here.

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 Brazil's National Museum, which lost offices, libraries and academic spaces in a fire on September 2.