March 22, 2017
The following students will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa this semester: Lin Cao, Amber Fulford, Charles Lumsden and Emily Reckard.
Ad Lane (vice-President of SUA) has been awarded a Burch Fellowship to support his project “BRANDING OF THE ARTISAN: Kazakhstan’s nation-branding movement through the lens of craftwork at the 2017 World Expo and Beyond.”
Erin Nelson has been offered the position of Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of South Alabama.
Vincent Joos has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Florida State University.
Sara Juengst has accepted a position of Assistant Professor of Anthropology at UNC-Charlotte (after fielding multiple offers).
Paolo Bocci has been selected as a Post-doctoral fellow in the Thompson Writing Program at Duke University.
Anna Kushkova has successfully defended her dissertation, “Navigating the Planned Economy: Accommodation and Survival in Moscow’s Post-War Soviet Jewish Pale.”
Towns Middleton has received a Cox Asia Initiative Travel Award from the Carolina Asia Center to support his research on cinchona and quinine in India.