News

February 2, 2019
Myles Lennon, a fifth-year student in the combined  PhD program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies, has accepted a tenure track position at Brown University with  appointments in the Department of Anthropology and the Institute at  Brown for Environment and Society. ... Read more
December 13, 2018
The MacMillan report recently featured an interview with Professor Claudia Valeggia. Professor Valeggia discusses her research on the interactions between human reproductive biology and the ecological and cultural context in which it develops. Please click here for the interview. 
December 13, 2018
Professor Emeritus Michael Coe published a new book entitled “Angkor and the Khmer Civilization”. Here is a description from the publisher: “Although archaeologists and scholars have done pioneering work on the history of Angkor and the Khmer civilization that built it, questions remained. Recently... Read more
November 30, 2018
Richard G. Bribiescas, professor of anthropology and ecology and evolutionary biology and deputy provost for faculty development and diversity; Charles H. Ahn, the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Applied Physics and chair of the Department of Applied Physics; Christopher G. Burd, professor and... Read more
November 28, 2018
Gao Yufang, Ph.D. student in the combined program between the Department of Anthropology and School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, was recently awarded the “best presentation” prize for a talk he gave in the Anthropology and Environment Flash Presentation session during the 2018... Read more
November 1, 2018
Alyssa Paredes, PhD candidate in Anthropology, was recently awarded the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition’s 2018 Christine Wilson Graduate Student Paper Prize for her piece, “Follow the Yellow Brix Road: How the Japanese Market’s Taste for Sweetness Transformed the Philippine... Read more
October 29, 2018
The need to design large-scale frameworks for organizing the data explosion of the digital age is perhaps the central problem facing interdisciplinary research in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences today. A team at Yale, including Lisa Messeri, Deborah Coen,  Marta Figlerowicz, Richard... Read more