Department Celebrations

March 4, 2020 Professor Donald M. Nonini and Ida Susser published The Tumultuous Politics of Scale: Unsettled States, Migrants, Movements in Flux. Achsah Dorsey has accepted a tenure-track position in the Anthropology Dept at U Mass-Amherst Vaia Sigounas has received a … Continued

Professor Angela Stuesse in New York Times

Anthropology professor Angela Stuesse was recently featured in the New York Times for her work. The title of her article is “After ICE Raids, a Reckoning in Mississippi’s Chicken Country” and can be read here.

Anthropology Undergrad selected as Phillips Ambassador for study in Asia

December 19, 2019 Julia Shankin of Raleigh, North Carolina, will study through National Taiwan University. She is an anthropology and global studies double major. To read more, click here.  

Where are they Now – Dr. Jarrett Barnhill

We are proud to spotlight a very distinguished alumnus, Jarrett Barnhill, who grew up in rural, eastern North Carolina amidst tobacco fields. Dr. Barnhill received an undergraduate degree in Anthropology in 1971. He attended medical school at the Bowman Gray … Continued

Department Celebrations

November 12, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Sugandh Gupta has been awarded both a Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fellowship AND an American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship in support of her ongoing fieldwork entitled, “Dependency, De-Addiction, and the Care … Continued

Department Celebrations

October 22, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Bryan Dougan has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Award for his research project entitled “Care in the City: Psychiatry in an era of Global Health & Urbanization in Tanzania.” Kailey Rocker, … Continued

Department Celebrations

August 27, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Lucia Stavig received a Chancellor’s Doctoral Candidacy Award from the Graduate School’s Initiative for Minority Excellence. Further achievements by our faculty: Vin Steponaitis received a Lenovo Instructional Grant for technology-based instructional innovation. … Continued

Anthropology Professor Angela Stuesse on ICE raids

August 20, 2019 To keep updated on Associate Professor Angela Stuesse’s thoughts on the recent immigration raids in Mississippi and other items, follow her Facebook page here. Update September 13, 2019:   Op Eds  Stuesse, Angela.  2019. “Workplace Raids are Not … Continued

UNC Anthropology at the Society for East Asian Anthropology meeting

August 6, 2019 Graduate Students Aaron Delgaty (presenting) and Chu-wen Hsieh joined Professor Chris Nelson in Tokyo for a meeting of the Society for East Asian Anthropology (a section of AAA). The meeting was at Waseda University.  

Remembering Dorothy “Dottie” Holland

May 8, 2019 Professor James Peacock: Remembering Dottie Holland Dorothy Holland has been a friend to Florence and me since the late sixties when she was a graduate student at UNC and we had just moved here. After she did … Continued

ANTH 67 “Race, Racialization, and Blackness” Field Trip

  Students in the First-Year Seminar “Race, Racialization, and Blackness,” visited as a part of the course content the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and the Beloved Community Center, both in Greensboro, NC, on March 23, 2019. An Anthropology … Continued


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