The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that Professor Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan is the recipient of the 2017 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Graduate Mentor Award in the Social Sciences. Each year the Yale GSAS, in collaboration with Graduate Student Assembly,... Read more
An introduction to the central ideas, methods, and debates that make up the anthropological study of human thought and behavior. Survey of dynamic ways of life in many different societies; outline of the ways anthropologists have tried to understand societies. Hands-on ethnographic research... Read more
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that the 2017 Sapir Prize for best senior essay in socio-cultural anthropology goes to Talia Katz for her essay entitled “Embodied Transformations: Pregnancy and the Politics of Social Support in Peri-Urban Rwanda.” Building from sensitive... Read more
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that the 2017 Michael D. Coe Prize for best senior essay in archaeology goes to Reed Morgan for his essay entitled “An Overview of English Church Archaeology: Its Development and Practice.” The Coe Prize is awarded annually to the most... Read more
In a recent article published in the American Journal of Human Biology, anthropology Ph.D. candidate Amelia Sancilio and co-authors Mark Eggerman and Professor Catherine Panter-Brick report how on how biocultural research remains a challenge in the field of global mental health. They sought to test... Read more
Yale University, Department of Anthropology anticipates making a tenure-track appointment in anthropological genetics at the starting assistant professor level, beginning on July 1, 2016.
Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated research interests in genetic approaches to issues in... Read more
Effective July 1, 2015, Professors Doug Rogers and Bill Honeychurch were promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Rogers is a sociocultural anthropologist conducting research on energy, ethics, socialisms and postsocialisms, oil and gas, primarily in Russia. Honeychurch is an archaeologist... Read more