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Political Savagery and Forced Disappearance in the Amazon
June 16, 2022

João Biehl published an article in Folha de S.Paulo, “Political Savagery and Forced Disappearance in the Amazon.” In the article, Biehl frames the disappearance of his colleague, Dom Phillips against skyrocketing deforestation and violence against Indigenous people in the Amazonia and how these crimes are throwing our planet alarmingly…

Hanna Garth receives Flash Grant from Humanties Council
June 14, 2022

Congratulations to Hanna Garth, recipient of a Flash Grant from the Princeton University Humanities Council. Garth received the grant for her project, "Documentary Scene in a Puerto Rican Fishing Village."

This documentary/ethnographic film will tell the story of Puerto Rican fisherpeople and the changing conditions of near-shore…

Jeffrey Himpele receives CDH research grant
June 14, 2022

Congratulations to Jeffrey Himpele, Director of VizE Lab for Ethnographic Data Visualization, recipient of a research partnership grant from The Center for Digital Humanities. Himpele will collaborate with CDH staff on his project, "Visualizing Lenapehoking History…

Anthropology seniors honored for interdisciplinary achievements
June 7, 2022

Congratulations to all our seniors for their hard work and great accomplishments! Below is a list of interdisciplinary prizes and awards given to Anthropology seniors. Well done class of 2022!

Senior Thesis Prize in Anthropology:
The prize determination process began with nominations by thesis advisors and second…

Lauren Coyle Rosen receives President's Award for Distinguished Teaching
May 24, 2022

Congratulations to Professor Lauren Coyle Rosen, awarded the President’s award for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies on Tuesday, May 24, along with three other faculty members. The award is for sustained excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. A committee of faculty, academic administrators, undergraduates and…

Read PhD Student Kymberley Chu's blog on Platypus, The CASTAC Blog
May 13, 2022

One of our newest admitted PhD student, Kymberley Chu, recently wrote on Platypus, the CASTAC (Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology, & Computing Blog). In her blog, Viral Entanglements in Malaysian Porcine Worlds, Chu compared different pig diseases to argue for a One Health approach that treats nonhuman animals as…

Jagat Sohail awarded Newcombe Fellowship
May 6, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Jagat Sohail, awarded the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2022!

The Newcombe Fellowship, funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, is the largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and…

Elizabeth Durham selected for University of Michigan Society of Fellows
April 26, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Durham, named one of seven new members to the Michigan Society of Fellows.

Durham’s dissertation title is, “Minding Time: Healthy Living Amid the Clinic, the Church, and the Home(land) in the Republic of Cameroon.” Durham’s doctoral research examines intersecting impacts of psychiatric…

Cate Morley, Aaron Su and Christopher Zraunig receive Wenner-Gren grants
April 26, 2022
Congratulations to PhD candidates Cate Morley, Aaron Su and Christopher Zraunig, winners of Wenner-Gren dissertation fieldwork grants!

The title of Cate Morley's is titled, Partial Remains: Forced Disappearance and Humanitarian Forensic Intervention in Mexico