Ph.D. alumnus, Chris Garces '09, recently published an article in the NACLA Report's coronavirus issue (Fall 2020, VOL. 52, NO. 3). Garces' article talks about the overburdened hospitals and the inability to bury the dead in Ecuador.
Professor Carolyn Rouse recently published an article in Anthropology Now called “It’s All Free Speech Until Someone Dies in a Pandemic.” In the article, Rouse focuses on white Americans’ eagerness to accept alternative truths in the name of alleged free speech.
Laurence Ralph, author of The Torture Letters, debuted his animated film, THE TORTURE LETTERS, as part of the New York Times’ Opinion Documentary Series.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Tyler Benjamin Adkins, winner of the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships 2020. Title of his dissertation is The Life of Forms and Forms of Life in Post-Soviet Siberia.
Professor João Biehl and postdoctoral research associate Onur Günay’s Medical Anthropology class is #TigersHelping feature story. When the course went online the instructors revamped their syllabus, adjusted to Zoom lectures, and encouraged students to think creatively about the current pandemic.
Sofia Pinedo-Padoch received the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2020 by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. The Newcombe Fellowship is the nation’s largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D.
Congratulations for the following students for outstanding academics success:
Senior Emma Coley has been named a co-winner of the 2020 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on a Princeton undergraduate. Coley joined the Ethnographic Studies program in the fall of her sophomore year.