Department Achievements and Celebrations

February 18, 2019 Celebrations Further achievements by our students: First-year grad student Julio Villa-Palomino has been awarded the Beatrice and John Whiting Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA) Biennial Travel Grant ($400) to facilitate participation in the 2019 SPA Biennial Meetings … Continued

Samantha King featured in CURS

February 7, 2019 PhD student Samantha King dissertation project was recently featured in CURS (Center for Urban and Regional Studies). To see the full article, click here.

Anthropology Graduate Students Featured as Global Grads

January 29, 2019 First- year PhD students, Parag Jyoti Saikia and Ana Ramirez, were both recently featured on the Graduate Student Diversity page of Global Grads. To see Parag’s profile click here. For Ana, click here.

Department Celebrations

January 15, 2019 Achievements by our students and student/faculty partnerships: Sugandh Gupta has been awarded the Taraknath Das Foundation Fellowship through Columbia University in support of her doctoral dissertation research in Jammu, India ($5,000). Senior Anth Major William Brinson and … Continued

Three Anthropology Undergrads initiated into Phi Beta Kappa

January 10, 2019 The department of Anthropology celebrated three undergraduate majors initiated into Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in the fall semester. Congratulations Abifail Ganez, Kimberly Oliver, and Jessica Whalen!  

Anthropology Professor Glenn Hinson Class Feature

January 4, 2019 Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be … Continued

UNC Graduate Students and Faculty attend AAA Conference

November 26, 2018 Many UNC Anthropology faculty and graduate students traveled to San Jose, CA earlier this month to attend the AAA conference. Professor Florence Babb organized an all UNC-grad participant session, pictured below.

Anthropology Professor James Peacock Honored

November 19, 2018 James Peacock of Chapel Hill is a respected academic whose research has shaped Carolina and the understanding of global relations. He was instrumental in founding World View, a UNC-Chapel Hill public service program that prepares K-12 and … Continued

Professor Charles Price lecture at Temple University

November 12, 2018 Anthropology Professor Charles Price is a part of the Dean’s lecture series at Temple University.

Anthropology professor to edit book series

November 6, 2018 A new book series, Bridging Anthropological Perspectives on Health and Well-Being, (University of Florida Press) is being launched under the editorship of Dale Hutchinson (U North Carolina) and Sharon DeWitte (U South Carolina). Of particular interest are … Continued

Anthropology Professor featured in College of Arts & Sciences magazine

October 29, 2018 Anthropology professor, Dr. Patricia Mcanany and InHerit program director, Dylan Clark’s research work was featured in the College of Arts & Sciences magazine. To find the entire article discussing their research, click here.

Department Celebrations!

October 10, 2018 Karla Slocum has started her five-year named professorship, the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy Lorraine Aragon won a Rajkumar Faculty Fellowship from the Carolina Asia Center during summer 2018. Ampson Hagan has been awarded … Continued

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