Congratulations to Carlye Chaney and David Wood for making it to the finals of the 3-Minute Thesis Competition hosted by the Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences!
The competition will be held on Thursday, April 14 from 5:00pm-6:30pm in Loria 250, 190 York Street. Chaney’s... Read more
“Ancient DNA and deep population structure in sub-Saharan African foragers” was just published in Nature, with Yale archaeologist Jessica Thompson and graduate student Alex Bertacchi as co-authors. Read their article here, and Yale News coverage here.
Jessica Thompson is PI of the... Read more
Lav Kanoi, Vanessa Koh, Al Lim, Shoko Yamada, joint PhD students in the Yale Department of Anthropology and Yale School of the Environment (YSE), and Michael R. Dove, the Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology at the Yale School of the Environment and the Department of Anthropology, have... Read more
The Yale anthropology department’s Dr. Lisa Messeri is a recipient of this year’s Poorvu Family Fund for Academic Innovation award, given to junior faculty members at Yale who have demonstrated excellence in teaching in undergraduate programs.
Professor Messeri is recognized alongside... Read more
Professors Claudia Valeggia and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque call for an evaluation of the way biological anthropology research is conducted. Their commentary raises awareness of the need to “stop and think” and re-evaluate the use of statistical vs scientific inference in the discipline.
Read their... Read more
Yale Anthropology’s Marcia Inhorn was recently named one of the most influential anthropologists by AcademicInfluence.com, a company that uses machine learning algorithms to track scholarly impact. Read her citation and watch a short interview about her recent work with refugees from the Middle... Read more
Ellery Frahm is the featured guest on the Ologies podcast this week, hosted by Emmy Award-winning science correspondent and humorist Alie Ward. Each week the podcast features a different topic or field in science (or “-ology”), and Dr. Frahm discusses and answers questions about ancient... Read more