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Anthropology Undergrad selected as Phillips Ambassador for study in Asia

December 19, 2019 Julia Shankin of Raleigh, North Carolina, will study through National Taiwan University. She is an anthropology and global studies double major. To read more, click here.  

Where are they Now – Dr. Jarrett Barnhill

We are proud to spotlight a very distinguished alumnus, Jarrett Barnhill, who grew up in rural, eastern North Carolina amidst tobacco fields. Dr. Barnhill received an undergraduate degree in AnthropologyRead more

Department Celebrations

November 12, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Sugandh Gupta has been awarded both a Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fellowship AND an American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship in supportRead more

Department Celebrations

October 22, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Bryan Dougan has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Award for his research project entitled “Care in the City: Psychiatry in anRead more

Department Celebrations

August 27, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Lucia Stavig received a Chancellor’s Doctoral Candidacy Award from the Graduate School’s Initiative for Minority Excellence. Further achievements by our faculty: VinRead more

Anthropology Professor Angela Stuesse on ICE raids

August 20, 2019 To keep updated on Associate Professor Angela Stuesse’s thoughts on the recent immigration raids in Mississippi and other items, follow her Facebook page here. Update September 13, 2019:Read more

UNC Anthropology at the Society for East Asian Anthropology meeting

August 6, 2019 Graduate Students Aaron Delgaty (presenting) and Chu-wen Hsieh joined Professor Chris Nelson in Tokyo for a meeting of the Society for East Asian Anthropology (a section ofRead more

Remembering Dorothy “Dottie” Holland

May 8, 2019 Professor James Peacock: Remembering Dottie Holland Dorothy Holland has been a friend to Florence and me since the late sixties when she was a graduate student atRead more

ANTH 67 “Race, Racialization, and Blackness” Field Trip

  Students in the First-Year Seminar “Race, Racialization, and Blackness,” visited as a part of the course content the International Civil Rights Center & Museum and the Beloved Community Center,Read more

April Department Celebrations!

April 17, 2019 Further achievements by our undergraduate students: Chris Lamack has been admitted to PhD programs in Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin Madison and University of Pennsylvania, bothRead more

Department Celebrations

March 19, 2019 Further achievements by our students: Eric Thomas has been awarded a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Ana Ramirez has been awarded a 3-year Ford Pre-doctoral Fellowship. Achsah DorseyRead more

Professor Anna Agbe-Davies “Uncovering Histories”

February 26, 2019 Anthropology associate professor, Anna Agbe-Davies, was featured for her discoveries on the main UNC page. To see the full article, click here.

Department Achievements and Celebrations

February 18, 2019 Celebrations Further achievements by our students: First-year grad student Julio Villa-Palomino has been awarded the Beatrice and John Whiting Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA) Biennial Travel GrantRead more

Samantha King featured in CURS

February 7, 2019 PhD student Samantha King dissertation project was recently featured in CURS (Center for Urban and Regional Studies). To see the full article, click here.

Anthropology Graduate Students Featured as Global Grads

January 29, 2019 First- year PhD students, Parag Jyoti Saikia and Ana Ramirez, were both recently featured on the Graduate Student Diversity page of Global Grads. To see Parag’s profile click here.Read more