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Student and Faculty Recent Accomplishments

December 4, 2017

December 11, 2017 At the AAA meetings in Wash., D.C., Angela Stuesse received the 2017 Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA) Book Award. Professor Stuesse was also mentioned in the credits of this week’s This American Life about poultry’s recruitment … Read more

“Cats of Anthropology” Calendar on sale now!

November 30, 2017

November 30, 2017 Do you like cats? Do you like to support graduate students? If yes, you are in luck! As you know, SAS created “Cats of Anthropology” calendars featuring the pets of our graduate students and faculty. We are happy to … Read more

Department News and Celebrations!

November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017 Anusha Hariharan has been awarded a grant from the Taraknath Das Foundation to support her work on social justice issues in Tamil Nadu, South India. Lauren Nareau has been awarded a UNC Off-campus Dissertation Fellowship for her … Read more

Summer Research of First Year Graduate Students

October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017 Dr. Harriet Kupferer was one of the early PhDs in Anthropology from UNC- Chapel Hill.  She was awarded her degree in 1961 upon completion of her dissertation, “The “principal people,” 1960: a study of cultural and social … Read more

Anthropology Graduate Student Celebrations

October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 Sierra Roark, 1st year graduate student, won a prestigious award for her undergraduate honors thesis at U Tenn. UT will provide resources for Sierra to travel to Dublin to accept this award. Awards are made “under the … Read more

Department Celebrates 3 Fullbright-Hays Fellows

October 3, 2017

October 3, 2017 The Department of Anthropology has 3 graduate students who have received the Fullbright-Hays fellowship. Congratulations Achsah, Hannah and Samantha! Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded grants under the 2017 Fulbright-Hays … Read more

Graduate Student Celebrations!

September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 Samantha King has received a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship for her dissertation fieldwork in Dominica. Hannah Jahnke was awarded Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Grant. Achsah Dorsey was awarded Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Grant. Lisa Kago Nebie has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Wadsworth Dissertation … Read more