News

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
September 10, 2019
Dr. Gary Aronsen is the lead author of a new paper titled “The dead shall be raised”: Multidisciplinary analysis of human skeletons reveals complexity in 19th century immigrant socioeconomic history and identity in New Haven, Connecticut.” Find a press release containing more info here and a link... Read more
September 3, 2019
Fall Course Offering: SAST 308, ANTH 318 Peril and Possibility in the South Asian City Instructor: Adeem Suhail T, TH 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM WTS A42 This course explores a ground-up view of the many ways in which the urban denizens of these bustling cities where past and futures collide, experience this... Read more
June 10, 2019
Luisa Cortesi ’18 Ph.D., who completed a joint degree in environmental studies and anthropology, during the 2019 Yale commencement received the Theron Rockwell Field Prize. The prestigious university-wide award honors scholarship of poetic, literary, or religious value.   Cortesi was recognized for... Read more