At the 2015 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, Dr. Vin Steponaitis was awarded the 2015 Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. His nomination for the award came from current and former graduate students who touted his generosity, his guidance, and his … Read more
Yearly Archives: 2015
We congratulate the following faculty members who have been awarded grants by the University Research Council to continue their work! Publication grant for his new book —Rasta: The Evolution of a People and Their Identity. Research grant for her project —Exploring the Impacts … Read more
We congratulate Orisanmi Burton and Maia Dedrick who have both been awarded dissertation fieldwork grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation! Orisanmi Burton was awarded the Wenner-Gren grant for work on his dissertation research tentatively entitled Taller than the Wall: Carceral Activism in the Empire State, … Read more
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!
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