News

June 10, 2019
Luisa Cortesi ’18 Ph.D., who completed a joint degree in environmental studies and anthropology, during the 2019 Yale commencement received the Theron Rockwell Field Prize. The prestigious university-wide award honors scholarship of poetic, literary, or religious value.   Cortesi was recognized for... Read more
May 30, 2019
PhD student Elena Adasheva-Klein has been accepted to the Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The program, offered by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, seeks to promote broader and... Read more
May 20, 2019
Bukhchuluun Dashzeveg, a third year Ph.D student in Archaeology, was recently awarded Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research. His doctoral research focuses on the social dimensions of mortuary practices within early nomadic pastoral communities in the Gobi Desert of southeastern... Read more
May 8, 2019
PhD student Victoria Harries won the second place in in the inaugural Roger Barnett Public Health Video Challenge. Please click here to read more. Congratulations Victoria!
May 1, 2019
Congratulations to Souvanik Mullick, a fourth-year PhD student in  Sociocultural Anthropology, whose research on small-scale urban  transport and democratic politics in Delhi, India, has been awarded a  Dissertation Fieldwork Grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for  Anthropological Research, New... Read more
April 7, 2019
Professor Eduardo Fernandez-Duque in interviewed on the Yale MacMillan report on his research in monogamy in monkeys.  Professor Fernandez-Duque is a biological anthropologist with a general interest in understanding the evolution and maintenance of social systems. His main research interest is to... Read more
February 27, 2019
Professor Helen Siu is the co-editor of the newly released book Asia Inside Out: Itinerant People. To learn more about the book, please visit the website.