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Professor Glenn Hinson featured in “Seeking Justice”

August 24, 2021 This summer, UNC folklorist Glenn Hinson and students provided research for a community re-enactment of a 1921 Warren County court trial where 16 Black men were unfairly accused after being threatened by a white mob. To read … Continued

Department Celebrations

August 23, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Julio Villa-Palomino has been awarded an NSF DDRIG in support of his dissertation project, “De-institutionalization Unfolding: The Transition to Community Mental Health in Lima, Peru.” Christine Mikeska has been awarded the … Continued

Welcome Dr. Aalyia Sadruddin!

August 18, 2021 The Anthropology department welcomes Medical Anthropologist, Dr. Aalyia Sadruddin, to UNC Chapel Hill! Here is a little more about our newest faculty member:  

Anthropologist working in the Tech Industry

July 14, 2021 UNC Anthropology PhD alum, Lindsey Wallace, has edited a collection of essays about anthropologists working in the tech industry for SCA’s “Hot Spots”. Click here to view the collection.

Anthropology Professor and Graduate Student Article

Anthropology professor Benjamin Arbuckle assisted in editing a special edition of the journal ‘Animal Frontiers‘ that came out recently. Professor Arbuckle and Anthropology graduate student, Theo Kassebaum, also co-wrote an article for the journal, which can be found here.

Anthropology Class of 2021 Virtual Commencement

May 16, 2021 From everyone in the Department of Anthropology at UNC Chapel Hill – Congratulations to all of our 2021 graduates!! To watch the video of our virtual commencement, click here.

Department Celebrations

May 12, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Anusha Hariharan has been awarded a 2021 Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in support of the writing of her dissertation entitled, “‘In Solidarity: Feminist Friendship, Care and Ethical Life in Southern … Continued

Professor Caela O’Connell Featured

May 11, 2021 Professor Caela O’Connell had her research and lab featured in the Carolina Scientific. To see the full write-up, click here.  

Class of 2021!

Congratulations Class of 2021! We will be celebrating you on Sunday, May 16 at 1pm for a virtual Anthropology Graduation. For friends and family who would like to watch, please check out our YouTube page for the live stream.   … Continued

Escobar elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2021 College of Arts & Sciences’ department of anthropology Professor Emeritus Arturo Escobar is the 40th Carolina faculty member elected to the academy, founded in 1780 by John Adams, John Hancock and others who believed the new republic … Continued

Department Celebrations!

April 6, 2021 Celebrations: Further achievements by our graduate students: Moriah James has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Anna Suk has received FLAS funding to study Hindi-Urdu during the next academic year. Christine Mikeska received a 9-month fellowship … Continued

Department Celebrations

February 19, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Sora Enomoto has just had an article about his research published in the extremely popular and influential Japanese journal Sekai (The World). Lauren Nareau has received a Postdoctoral Fellowship at York University … Continued


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