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Department Celebrations

May 12, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Anusha Hariharan has been awarded a 2021 Charlotte Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in support of the writing of her dissertation entitled,Read more

Professor Caela O’Connell Featured

May 11, 2021 Professor Caela O’Connell had her research and lab featured in the Carolina Scientific. To see the full write-up, click here.  

Class of 2021!

Congratulations Class of 2021! We will be celebrating you on Sunday, May 16 at 1pm for a virtual Anthropology Graduation. For friends and family who would like to watch, pleaseRead more

Escobar elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 26, 2021 College of Arts & Sciences’ department of anthropology Professor Emeritus Arturo Escobar is the 40th Carolina faculty member elected to the academy, founded in 1780 by JohnRead more

Department Celebrations!

April 6, 2021 Celebrations: Further achievements by our graduate students: Moriah James has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Anna Suk has received FLAS funding to study Hindi-Urdu duringRead more

Department Celebrations

February 19, 2021 Further achievements by our graduate students: Sora Enomoto has just had an article about his research published in the extremely popular and influential Japanese journal Sekai (The World).Read more

The Anthropology of Air Conditioning in the Arab Gulf

Anthropology Graduate Student, Marwa Koheji, is featured for her research work at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies. To read the whole article, click here.

Department Celebrations

January 20, 2021 Celebrations Further achievements by our graduate students: Samantha King received the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, first runner up award for Student Achievement for herRead more

Professor Glenn Hinson Honored

Glenn Hinson has just been awarded a coveted Chapman Family Teaching Award. To see the write up, click here.

How Will We Know If Society Is On the Verge Of Collapse?

Click here for the podcast page. How Will We Know If Society Is On the Verge Of Collapse? By Betsy Kaplan • Dec 9, 2020 Are we on the vergeRead more

Graduate Student article wins honor

December 2, 2020 Samantha King’s article “GIS as a bridge across the digital divide: Engaging participatory methods to build capacity in research communities” won an award from the National AssociationRead more

MA Anthropology Graduate Featured for Unique Thesis

December 1, 2020 When Jordan Davis graduates this December from Carolina with a master’s degree in anthropology, he will leave having written the first academic thesis on contemporary battle rap.Read more

Department Celebrations

November 9, 2020 Celebrations Further achievements by our graduate students: Gracie Riehm has received the Charles Hudson Award from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference. Jordan Davis passed his MA defense andRead more

Join us for UNC Anthropology virtual event – November 12

Greetings from UNC Anthropology! We hope this email finds you and your family doing well during this unparalleled time. Although it is a beautiful fall in Chapel Hill, the spring,Read more

Anthropology Human Bio Lab Celebrates UNC Research Week

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!  Read more