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Anthropology Human Bio Lab Celebrates UNC Research Week

October 21, 2020

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

October 13, 2020 Moriah James, and her research was featured: 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

September 21, 2020 Dr. Benjamin Arbuckle’s article on horse domestication was mentioned in Science Magazine – To read the whole paper, click here  

Department Celebrations

August 18, 2020

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

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: