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.
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...
Congratulations to the following students from the Class of 2019!
Madeleine Le Cesne
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...
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.
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.
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.
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-day financial literacy. As the course description notes, Americans average $16,000 in credit card debt and owe, on average, $30,000 in college loans. In that regard, understanding how and why people...
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Elizabeth Durham, winner of the Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant. The Foundation's overall mission is to support research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and...