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May 26, 2022
Jill J. Tan, a third year PhD Candidate in sociocultural anthropology, has been awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her dissertation project, “Corpses Incorporated: The Funeral Profession and the Geopolitics of Death in Singapore.” She is currently in the field... Read more
May 23, 2022
Congratulations to Jill J. Tan (M. Phil ’22) and Eric Krebs (B.A. ’22), winners in Yale University’s annual Theron Rockwell Field and John Addison Porter Prize competitions. Tan receives a Field Prize for her multimedia work of hybrid poetry, “Notes on the bicentennial of a f/l/ound/er/ing (2019... Read more
May 19, 2022
Congratulations to Raisha Waller on receiving the 2022 Schwartz Prize. The Schwartz Prize is awarded annually to the author of the most outstanding senior essay in biological anthropology by an Anthropology major. Raisha won this prize for an essay titled “The Limits of Empathy: Compassion, Fatigue... Read more
May 19, 2022
Congratualtions to Eric Krebs, who has received the 2022 Edward Sapir Prize. The Edward Sapir Prize is awarded annually for the most outstanding senior essay by an undergraduate Anthropology major in the areas of Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology. Eric won this award for a paper titled “... Read more
May 5, 2022
Yale Anthropology’s Richard Gutierrez Bribiescas and Alison Richard are among eight Yale faculty members—and just 261 new members—elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2022. Visit the Department’s Reproductive Ecology Lab website to learn more about Rick’s pioneering... Read more
April 8, 2022
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
February 24, 2022
“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