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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020

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.

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020

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.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2020

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.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

Congratulations for the following students for outstanding academics success:

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020
Fires of Gold: Law, Spirit, and Sacrificial Labor in Ghana is a powerful ethnography of the often shrouded cultural, legal, political, and spiritual forces governing the gold mining industry in Ghana, one of Africa’s most celebrated democracies.
Friday, Feb 14, 2020

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.

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.

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...

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