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Cover of "death and the afterlife multidisciplinary perspectives from a global city"
June 20, 2024
PhD candidate Jill J. Tan’s chapter, “Arts Approaches to Death in Singapore: Considering Universality, Cultural Mediation, and Everyday Immersion,” featuring ethnographic research and photographs taken between 2018-2023, was published in the edited volume Death and the Afterlife:... Read more
June 18, 2024
Catherine Panter-Brick and colleagues’ research employed a method called “fuzzy” cognitive mapping to understand the benefits of volunteering for Syrian and Jordian women. Through volunteering, the women were able to engage with their communities, create new opportunities, and empower themselves. 
June 4, 2024
A Nature paper co-authored by Lisa Messeri was featured in Forbes. The research is a timely assessment of how Artifical Intelligence can harm scientific research. 
Kroon building at Yale
May 15, 2024
Jessica Thompson organized an interdisciplinary workshop on promoting inclusivity in fieldwork. The workshop was hosted by Yale University and the Peabody Museum, and focused on understanding challenges to inclusivity and generating practical and accessible solutions. 
May 8, 2024
Gabe Malek ’20, who was a double major in American studies and anthropology at Yale, will pursue a J.D. at Stanford Law School. He aspires to leverage commercial law, financial regulation, and tax policy to accelerate the clean energy transition. Malek has served as chief of staff at Fervo Energy,... Read more
Elizabeth Joslin
May 7, 2024
Elizabeth Joslin ‘24, received a Y-Work award for her outstanding and enthusiastic work as a Laboratory Assistant in the Biological Anthropology Labs. 
Headshot of Claudia Valeggia
May 7, 2024
Claudia Valeggia was one of five Yale Faculty members elected to the 2023 class of Fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science. She was recognized for “distinguished contributions to the field of Biological Anthropology, particularly in the study of human reproductive ecology and... Read more