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Department Celebrations

January 20, 2021 Celebrations Further achievements by our graduate students: Samantha King received the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, first runner up award for Student Achievement for her article “GIS as a bridge across the digital divide: Engaging … Continued

Professor Glenn Hinson Honored

Glenn Hinson has just been awarded a coveted Chapman Family Teaching Award.

How Will We Know If Society Is On the Verge Of Collapse?

Click here for the podcast page. How Will We Know If Society Is On the Verge Of Collapse? By Betsy Kaplan • Dec 9, 2020 Are we on the verge of societal collapse? We tend to worry about the big … Continued

Graduate Student article wins honor

December 2, 2020 Samantha King’s article “GIS as a bridge across the digital divide: Engaging participatory methods to build capacity in research communities” won an award from the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology. It received first runner up … Continued

MA Anthropology Graduate Featured for Unique Thesis

December 1, 2020 When Jordan Davis graduates this December from Carolina with a master’s degree in anthropology, he will leave having written the first academic thesis on contemporary battle rap. Find the whole article here.  

Department Celebrations

November 9, 2020 Celebrations Further achievements by our graduate students: Gracie Riehm has received the Charles Hudson Award from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference. Jordan Davis passed his MA defense and has accepted a position in college admissions at the University … Continued

Join us for UNC Anthropology virtual event – November 12

Greetings from UNC Anthropology! We hope this email finds you and your family doing well during this unparalleled time. Although it is a beautiful fall in Chapel Hill, the spring, summer and now fall semester will be a time in … Continued

Anthropology Human Bio Lab Celebrates UNC Research Week

October 21, 2020 Current and former UNC Anthropology students share their stories of the Human Biology Lab in the Anthropology department. Click below to see each of their stories!     Jordyn Carrier Zach Cochran Bio Lab Flyer

Department Celebrations

October 13, 2020 Moriah James, and her research was featured: https://magazine.college.unc.edu/news-article/southern-futures-james/ Dayuma Alban has been awarded a 2020 Dissertation Completion Award from the Institute for the Study of the Americas for her project Gender Dynamics and Oil Extraction in the … Continued

Professor Benjamin Arbuckle in Science Magazine

September 21, 2020 Dr. Benjamin Arbuckle’s article on horse domestication was mentioned in Science Magazine – https://science.sciencemag.org/content/369/6510/twis?utm_campaign=toc_sci-mag_2020-0917&et_rid=34804710&et_cid=3485261 To read the whole paper, click here  

Department Celebrations

Further achievements by our graduate students: Bryan Dougan and his coauthors have published a new, open access paper entitled: “Looking at Myself in the Future”: how mentoring shapes scientific identity for STEM students from underrepresented groups.” It can be found … Continued


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