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Friday, Jan 17, 2020


As part of the Tokyo-Princeton Strategic Partnership project, “Policing, Public Space, and Democracy,” the Center on Transnational Policing (CTP) will provide an opportunity for two Princeton University students to travel to Tokyo during the Olympics in summer of 2020.

Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

 In his book "The Torture Letters," Ralph examines the torture of people of color at the hands of police from mid-1970s to the early 2000s in Chicago. Ralph details the appalling brutality of officers at Chicago’s Area 2 precinct. There, officers abused numerous suspects, sometimes wresting false confessions that resulted in death penalty...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

The VizE Lab collaborated with Frederick Wherry (SOC), the Dignity + Debt Network, and the Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program to hold a conference, “Digging Out With Dignity” on Friday, October 18. The conference addressed the crisis in student loan debt from a range of social and financial...

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...

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