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February 14, 2022
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
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December 3, 2021
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
December 1, 2021
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
November 5, 2021
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
October 1, 2021
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
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September 17, 2021
Caitlin Reddington Davis, a doctoral candidate in anthropological archaeology, has been awarded the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant for her project “Usulutan: Resist Ceramics and Politico-Religious Power in the Terminal Formative Southern Maya Region.” The... Read more
August 19, 2021
Katherine Daiy, doctoral student in biological anthropology, was awarded the National Science Foundation prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement grant. She will study the association between indus trialized ecologies and infant gut microbiome development in Samoa, with emphasis on... Read more