The UConn Department of Anthropology would like to congratulate Luke Anderson, Daniel McCloskey, and Srishti Sadhir on being accepted to the 2019 University Scholars program for undergraduate students at the University of Connecticut. The University Scholar program is a competitive program that allows for undergraduate students to design and build an in-depth study surrounding projects relating to their individual interests. Students work with faculty members in order to create innovative project ideas that have a global impact.
The department of Anthropology at UConn would like to congratulate our very own Dr. Deborah Bolnick for being the 2020 recipient of the Robert W. Sussman Award for Scientific Contributions to the field of Anthropology. The Anthropology section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) established this award to recognize the accomplishments of mid-career anthropological scientists in the field of Anthropology. The AAAS cites Dr. Bolnick’s contributions to the science of anthropological genetics as both insightful and prolific.
UConn Anthropolgy would like to congratulate Dr. Zareen Thomas, Dr. Anne Kohler, and Dr. Joy Ciofi, for successfully defending their respective PhD dissertations this Spring. Continue reading
Several of our Anthropology majors and ANTH 3028W students were busy presenting their research at the Spring 2019 Frontiers in Undergraduate Research this weekend. Continue reading
On April 15th Ph.D candidate Zareen Thomas will defend her thesis entitled ‘Youth Mediators: Hip-Hop, NGOs, and the Politics of Identity in Colombia and Bolivia’. Continue reading
Our Ph.D student Elic Weitzel recently published his first article as sole author. Continue reading
Dr. Cynthia Frank and Ph.D Student Mary Bugbee were both honored on this year’s UConn University Teaching Awards, awarded by CETL. Continue reading
Join us for a seminar on April 12th, discussing the progress and aftermath of the peace accord that took place in 2016, officially ending the conflict between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Continue reading