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Jagat Sohail awarded Newcombe Fellowship
May 6, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Jagat Sohail, awarded the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2022!

The Newcombe Fellowship, funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, is the largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and…

Elizabeth Durham selected for University of Michigan Society of Fellows
April 26, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Durham, named one of seven new members to the Michigan Society of Fellows.

Durham’s dissertation title is, “Minding Time: Healthy Living Amid the Clinic, the Church, and the Home(land) in the Republic of Cameroon.” Durham’s doctoral research examines intersecting impacts of psychiatric…

Cate Morley, Aaron Su and Christopher Zraunig receive Wenner-Gren grants
April 26, 2022
Congratulations to PhD candidates Cate Morley, Aaron Su and Christopher Zraunig, winners of Wenner-Gren dissertation fieldwork grants!

The title of Cate Morley's is titled, Partial Remains: Forced Disappearance and Humanitarian Forensic Intervention in Mexico

Seniors Beata Corcoran and Frances Walker awarded the Labouisse Prize
April 11, 2022

Congratulations to seniors Beata Corcoran and Frances Walker both awarded the Labouisse Prize for international civic engagement projects 2022. The Lobouisse Prize enables graduating seniors to pursue international civic engagement projects for one year following graduation.

Beata Corcoran

Corcoran, who is also earning certificates…

Prof. Hanna Garth teaches seafood and sustainability
April 7, 2022

On Thursday, April 7, ANT 311: Food, Culture & Society, focused on seafood and sustainability with Professor Hanna Garth. Mariculture, the farming of marine organisms like oysters, has a…

Op-Ed: "Is humanity doomed? That depends on us,' co-written by Agustín Fuentes
March 30, 2022

Professor Agustín Fuentes recently co-wrote an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times titled, “Is humanity doomed? That depends on us.” The op-ed addresses predictions by prominent figures of doomsday and what will cause it.

"As ecologists and anthropologists who study human evolution and human relations with the planet, we are deeply…

Brandon Hunter-Pazzara our newest PhD
March 28, 2022
Congratulations to Brandon Hunter-Pazzara, our newest Ph.D. recipient.

 

Ph.D. candidate Kamal Kariem awarded Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowship
March 6, 2022

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Kamal Kariem, awarded the Gaius Charles Bolin Fellowship by Williams College. The fellowship is a two-year residential fellowship to honor Gaius Bolin's legacy and promote diversity on college faculties. Bolin was Williams College's first Black graduate. The college awards the fellowship to graduate students…

Ph.D. Candiate Brandon Hunter-Pazzara's podcast on Red, Blue, and Brady
Feb. 8, 2022

Ph.D. candidate Brandon Hunter-Pazzara recently appeared on the Brady Foundation's (gun control organization in the US) podcast Red, Blue & Brady to talk about a paper published a few years ago on racial gun violence. The podcast, “The Social Lives of Firearms: How Guns are Made and What They Mean,” discusses how guns can have “social lives…

In memory of Gwendolyn Gordon
Jan. 5, 2022

Gwen received her Ph.D. in 2014 and was an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to starting at Princeton, she received a JD at Harvard Law School and served as an attorney at Shearman and Sterling LLP offices in London and New York.