Medical Anthropology Journal Publication: Sarah Williams

Assisstant Professor Sarah Williams and McGill University’s Kathleen Rice have published a collaborative article titled “Partner Exclusion from Childbirth During COVID-19 in Canada: Implications for Theory and Policy” in the journal Medical Anthropology. This is their third paper from their project examining the impact of COVID-19 mitigation policies in hospitals and perinatal care services on […]

UConn Anthropology Exhibits at the 2023 AAA Meeting!

UConn Prof. César Abadía-Barrero, Prof. Camilo Ruiz, and Prof. Sarah Willen all have exhibits up at the American Anthropological Association’s conference in Toronto this year! Prof. César Abadía-Barrero and Prof. Camilo Ruiz’s exhibit is Casa Común, an art exhibit made up of works from over 50 people impacted by armed conflict in Colombia displaying both […]

Anthropology Journal Publication: Rebecca Kraus

Former UConn undergraduate Rebecca Kraus (BA ’22) published the results of her Senior Honors thesis in Anthropology in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports with Professor Christian Tryon and colleagues from the National Museum of Tanzania and Yale University. The paper is entitled New data from old collections: Obsidian and ostrich eggshell beads from the […]

Anthropology Club Pumpkin Carving

The UConn Anthropology Club had some fun carving pumpkins using stone tools from the department’s Lithic Technology Lab for their Halloween-themed meeting! Join us Mondays from 6pm to 7pm in Beach 447A, and check out our Linktree here for our UConntact page and social media!

ANTH Grad Student Geoffrey Hedges-Knyrim receives NSF Grant

Geoffrey Hedges-Knyrim has received a competitive National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant to fund his dissertation research. His research examines the relationship between agricultural practices, the environment, and social factors during the Iron Age (c. 1200–600 BCE) of the Southern Levant (modern Israel, Palestine, and Jordan) using plant remains. This relationship will be […]

New article published: Indigenous Fire Futures

Prof. Bruno Seraphin is lead author on an article titled “Indigenous Fire Futures” published recently by Environment and Society: Advances in Research! He co-authored this piece with Deniss Martinez, Tony Marks-Block, Peter Nelson, and Kirsten Vinyeta. Karuk ceremonial leader Leaf Hillman also provided invaluable feedback. Check out the article linked here!