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Graduate Students Earn AAA Awards

July 2, 2020

Two Anthropology graduate students have earned awards from the American Anthropology Association. Carole H Browner Latin American Studies Fellowship Fund for Travel – Julio Villa Palomino Minority Dissertation Fellowship – Ampson Hagan  Congratulations Ampson and Julio!!

Caela O’Connell, Environmental Anthropologist, research feature

June 17, 2020

What a world in crisis can learn from disaster-struck communities How will COVID-19 affect the already vulnerable coastal communities preparing for the 2020 hurricane season? Environmental anthropologist Caela O’Connell unwraps this question in her new research project. Click here for the … Continued

Professor Karla Slocum Article

June 12, 2020

Anthropology professor Karla Slocum recently had an article published – to read her piece “Black Towns and The Freedom to Breathe”, click here.

Their lives Matter

May 20, 2020

Anthropologist Angela Stuesse has researched the poultry and meat processing plants for years. With over 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in these plants in NC, Stuesse notes the already precarious positions the workers are in. Read more:

Department Celebrations

April 6, 2020

April 6, 2020 Further achievements by our graduate students: · Maja Jeranko received a fellowship for her project, “Building Equitable Futures: A Photovoice Study of Gender in Post-Earthquake Coastal Ecuador,” which she will complete in partnership with A Mano Manaba … Continued

Anthropology Grad Students receive Community Engagement Fellowships

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 Congratulations to Anthropology graduate students Maja Jeranko and Rachel Wilbur for recently receiving the community engagement fellowships! Maja Jeranko received a fellowship for her project, “Building Equitable Futures: A Photovoice Study of Gender in Post-Earthquake Coastal Ecuador,” which she will complete … Continued

Department Celebrations

March 4, 2020

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