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February 20, 2019
On February 28, Yale Global Health Studies Program and Yale Global Health Justice Partnership will co-host a visit by Princeton professor João Biehl. Professor Biehl’s  talk explores grassroots mobilizations for the right-to-health and for state accountability in Brazil, against the backdrop... Read more
February 9, 2019
Professor Jessica Thompson has recently published an article in Current Anthropology. The article is also featured in Yale Daily News. The abstract and the link are below.  Abstract:  The habitual consumption of large-animal resources (e.g., similar sized or larger than the consumer) separates... Read more
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