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January 17, 2020
A new paper titled “Of Apples and Oranges? The Evolution of “Monogamy” in Non-human Primates” by Yale Anthropology Professor Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Duque has been published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution as part of a special issue on monogamy.  Find a link to a press release by... Read more
December 2, 2019
Professors of Anthropology Marcia Inhorn (Yale) and Arthur Kleinman (Harvard) will speak about their new books at the Yale Bookstore at 6 pm on December 6th. A book signing will be held after the talks. 
November 25, 2019
Catherine Panter-Brick has been appointed as the Bruce A. and Davi-Ellen Chabner Professor of Anthropology, Health, and Global Affairs. More information can be found here. 
November 4, 2019
A new study titled “Minds Under Siege: Cognitive Signatures of Poverty and Trauma in Reguee and Non-Refugee Adolescents” by Dr. Catherine Patner-Brick has been published in the journal Child Development.  Find a press release containing more info here and a link to the paper here. 
October 9, 2019
Emeritus Professor Dr. Michael Coe passed away on September 25th. Dr. Coe was a professor in the Yale Department of Anthropology for 34 years before retiring in 1994. Professor Coe’s work had an enormous impact in Mesoamerican archaeology, and it inspired public interest in Olmec and Mayan art and... Read more
September 20, 2019
Alumna, Radhika Govindrajan, currently Associate Professor of Anthropology at University of Washington - Seattle, has been awarded the Gregory Bateson Prize by the Society for Cultural Anthropology for her book Animal Intimacies: Interspecies Relatedness in India’s Central Himalayas (University of... Read more