The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its exhibition, “Lives of the Gods: Divinity and Maya Art,” which was co-curated by Professor Oswaldo Chinchilla. The show — the first major exhibition of Maya art in the United States in more than a decade — features nearly 100 rarely seen masterpieces and... Read more
Professor Eric Sargis co-authored a recently published paper, “Recent and rapid ecogeographical rule reversals in Northern Treeshrews,” in the journal Scientific Reports. The paper demonstrates how the Northern Treeshrew, a small, bushy-tailed mammal native to South and Southeast Asia, defies two... Read more
The government of Mongolia has presented the Order of the Polar Star to Dr. William Honeychurch during a ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on November 24, 2022. The Order of Polar Star is the country’s highest civilian honor and is in recognition of Professor Honeychurch’s long-standing commitment... Read more
Professor Tucci has been featured in the Yale Daily News. She spoke about research in her lab, the joy of mentoring students and postdocs from all over the world, and the importance of empathy and representation in academia.
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Gao Yufang, PhD candidate in the combined doctoral program in Anthropology and Environment, was recently awarded the 2022 Roy A. Rappaport Prize at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association for his paper, “Snow leopards and Tibetan Herders: Ontological Differences between... Read more
Serena Tucci, assistant professor of biological anthropology and evolutionary biology at Yale received a $2 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support her research in human genomics. The Tucci lab will use this award to bridge... Read more
Recently published research by Dr. Ellery Frahm and Christina Carolus has been featured in Yale News.
Obsidian artifacts excavated during the 1960s at two prominent archaeological sites in southwestern Iran suggest that the networks Neolithic people formed in the region as they developed... Read more