News

March 7, 2023
Professor Jessica Thompson and Yale Postdoctoral Associate Benjamin Davies, together with Justin Pargeter (NYU), have received three years of funding from the National Science Foundation to support research entitled “Cultural and environmental drivers of biological regionalization in the Late... Read more
February 28, 2023
In November 2022, Professor William Honeychurch received the Order of the Polar Star Medal from the Mongolian Government. Yale News featured an interview with Professor Honeychurch about the Medal and his archeological work in Mongolia. Read the interview here.
February 28, 2023
In January 2023, Professor Eduardo Fernández-Duque was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The AAAS recently featured Fernández-Duque’s research in its Member Spotlight Series. Read the feature here.
February 6, 2023
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, Professor of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and School of the Environment has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Fellows are selected by the AAAS in... Read more
February 2, 2023
The American Anthropological Association is hosting an Anthropology Day virtual journal club featuring Spencer Kaplan’s peer-reviewed article, “Bringing Your Full Self to Work”: Fashioning LGBTQ Bankers on Wall Street. Published in Anthropology of Work Review in 2022, the article examines ... Read more
November 30, 2022
PhD candidate Rundong Ning has published “Bureaucratic valves: Paperwork as a contested tool in the international transfer of the franc CFA in Congo-Brazzaville” in the journal Africa. His work proposes the concept of “bureaucratic valves” to highlight how paperwork is used to control foreign... Read more
November 30, 2022
PhD candidate Rundong Ning has published “Patch-work: The economic and moral complementarity of informal entrepreneurs’ multiple projects in Congo-Brazzaville” in the journal Economic Anthropology based on his dissertation research. His work proposes the concept of “patch-work” to highlight the... Read more