Assistant Professor Dr. Jocelyn Chua has received a Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Her win was featured in an insert of the University Gazette, where her high lecture ratings and influence on students was detailed. Congratulations, Jocelyn!
Monthly Archives: April 2015
Congratulations to the following graduate students who’ve won financial awards for 2015 and 2016! Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Academic Year 2015-2016 Amelia Fiske Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Royster Society of Fellows for Academic Year 2015-2016 David Cranford Kelly Houck Werner Friedrich … Read more
Dr. Anna Agbe-Davies has authored a recently published book, Tobacco, Pipes, and Race in Colonial Virginia: Little Tubes of Mighty Power, which explores the economic and social power surrounding the production and use of tobacco pipes in colonial Virginia and … Read more
Dr. Benjamin Arbuckle and Sue Ann McCarty of the University of Virginia have co-edited a new book entitled Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World, which explores the social archaeology of human-animal relationships.
Dr. Vin Steponaitis was featured in a UNC Spotlight recently. The feature detailed his work with Drs. Steve Davis, Jr. and Brett Riggs in the field of Archaeology. Included in the feature was some history on the Research Laboratories of … Read more
Vincent Joos has been awarded the Thompson Writing Program Post-Doctoral Fellowship — a five year post-doctoral fellowship at Duke University. Congratulations Vincent!
Chosen from among 200 applicants, Ashley Peles has won a place in the Institute for Digital Archaeology Method and Practice, which is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Their meetings which will more deeply develop skill and practice in … Read more
Wired Magazine has featured Dr. Silvia Tomášková in an article entitled We Need to Stop Ignoring Women Scientists. The article reports on Tomášková’s own efforts to raise her student’s consciousness when it comes to contemporary women scientists’ work.
Anthropologist Dr. Catherine Besteman of Colby College will visit UNC at Chapel Hill for two major events. On Tuesday, April 7th at 12:30 PM in Room 4003 of the FedEx Global Education Center, Dr. Besteman will present “Somalia’s Global Civil … Read more
Using a site preservation grant from the AIA and as members of the Proyecto Arqueologíco Colaborativo del Oriente de Yucatán, Patricia McAnany and Sarah Rowe are working with Ivan Batún of the State Archives of the Yucatan on a collaborative archaeology project in Tahcabo focused … Read more