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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 – 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

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: https://unc.live/3g5gwLn

Animals that Fueled the World

April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020 This reading delves into the experiences of two of our researchers, Benjamin Arbuckle and Heather Lapham, within their field of zooarchaeology. To read more, click here.

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