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Department Celebrations

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 AmericasRead more

Professor Benjamin Arbuckle in Science Magazine

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

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 identityRead more

Graduate Students Earn AAA Awards

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 Read more

Anthropology Graduate Student, Vaia Signounas, featured in UNC’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies article

After graduating from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Vaia Sigounas trained as a surgeon and became increasingly aware of the limitations and possibilities of biomedicine. She cameRead more

Caela O’Connell, Environmental Anthropologist, research feature

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 thisRead more

Professor Karla Slocum Article

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

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 precariousRead more

UNC-CH Anthropology Class of 2020!

UNC Graduate Recognition Celebration!  

Animals that Fueled the World

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 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,”Read more

Anthropology Grad Students receive Community Engagement Fellowships

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 PhotovoiceRead more

Department Celebrations

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 theRead more

Professor Angela Stuesse in New York Times

Anthropology professor Angela Stuesse was recently featured in the New York Times for her work. The title of her article is “After ICE Raids, a Reckoning in Mississippi’s Chicken Country”Read more