Agustín Fuentes wins AAA President's Award
Nov. 20, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Agustín Fuentes for receiving the American Anthropological Association President's Award. The award reflects service to the discipline and to the Association.


Senior, Alison Parish '24 one of two student recipients of the A. James Fisher Jr. Memorial Award
Nov. 20, 2023

Medical Anthropology senior, Alison Parish '24, one of two students honored by the John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement honored with the A. James Fisher Jr. ‘36 Memorial Award. The Pace Center for Civic Engagement also honored another Princeton senior, one community partner, and one faculty member with the Community Engagement…

Q&A with Ryo Morimoto, UC Press author and FirstGen scholar
Nov. 17, 2023

The University of California Press recently interviewed Professor Ryo Morimoto about his book,…

Nine new courses added to the Undergraduate Spring 2024 course offerings
Nov. 2, 2023

From religion to robots, the senses to our emotions, addressing issues of dissent and war, and considering the Native American and Indigenous peoples to the digital worlds we now inhabit, Anthropology’s exciting new undergraduate courses offered for Spring 2024 provides the lens to view these topics. As we like to share,…

Anthropology Senior Kaitlyn Chen named to the 2024 Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year Preseason Watch List
Nov. 1, 2023

Anthropology Senior Kaitlyn Chen has been named to the 2024 Becky Hammon Mid-Major Player of the Year Preseason Watch List. Chen was the 2023 Ivy League Player of the Year, posting career highs in almost every category. Please find the whole article…

Latest VizE Lab film "Shame On You!" produced and directed by Jeffrey Himpele picks up awards
Oct. 26, 2023

Since being launched into the film festival world in September, Shame On You! has begun to garner international awards. The film has won “Exceptional Merit” at the Documentaries Without Borders International Film Festival, placed as “Finalist” in the Washington DC International Film Festival, and is an Official Selection at the Spark…

Beth Semel interviewed for report on the risks of biometric technologies
Oct. 26, 2023

Beth Semel served as a subject matter expert for a report published on October 16 by Access Now, entitled "Bodily Harms: Mapping the Risks of Emerging Biometric Tech." The report, written by 

Sarah Brown ’23, Named Winner of the 2023 Rudolf Virchow Award by the Society for Medical Anthropology
Oct. 19, 2023

The Department of Anthropology celebrates Sarah Brown ‘23 , who was awarded the 2023 Rudolf Virchow Undergraduate Award Category by the Society for Medical Anthropology for her essay 'A World Opens to You’ : In and Out of the Clinical Gaze in Tijuana Migrant Healthcare. The essay is a excerpt from her award-winning senior thesis,…

Indigenous Artist Denilson Baniwa’s Impactful Visit to Princeton University
Oct. 12, 2023

Denilson Baniwa, an Indigenous artist hailing from the upper Rio Negro region of the Brazilian Amazon, recently concluded an impactful ten-day residency (September 10-19, 2023) sponsored by the Brazil LAB, the Department of Anthropology, and the Princeton University Art Museum. 
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Akil Fletcher one of five new scholars to join Princeton University’s Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Oct. 11, 2023

Five new scholars have joined Princeton University’s Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts this fall. The society is an interdisciplinary community of postdoctoral fellows and Princeton faculty members that aims to bring innovative approaches to scholarship and teaching.