"Five Exciting Developments from Across the Middle East in 2015"
Jessica Winegar, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the Anthropology Department, has published Op-Ed piece published in Truthout.
Ashley Agbasoga is Awarded the Tepoztlán-Northwestern Graduate Fellowship
First year graduate student, Ashley Agbasoga, has been awarded the Tepoztlán-Northwestern Graduate Fellowship. The fellowship is a partnership between Northwestern and the Tepoztlán Institute for the Transnational History of the Americas. In addition to a stipend, the fellowship covers travel expenses to the summer Tepoztlán conference. The theme for this summer’s conference is: “Racist Violence: From the Colonial Past to the Urgent Present.”
Thomas McDade Named AAAS Fellow
Thomas McDade has been elected a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Thom, the Carlos Montezuma Professor of Anthropology and faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research (IPR), was chosen by AAAS for his distinguished contributions to the field of biological anthropology, particularly for biocultural perspectives on human development, human ecological immunity, human biology, field and laboratory methods. He will be honored Feb. 13 at the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Cynthia Robin - Director of Undergraduate Study
Cynthia has received the Karl Rosengren Faculty Mentoring Award for mentoring undergraduate research
CELEBRATION FOR SHALINI SHANKAR'S NEW BOOK ADVERTISING DIVERSITY
A new work by Shalini Shankar, Advertising Diversity - Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Consumers will be celebrated at a book party at 4 pm, November 2, 2015 in Harris Hall.
Odette Zero, Northwestern Junior and Anthropology Major, is "Taking a Personal Look at Diabetes in Guatemala".
In a story featured on the Northwestern home page Odette talks about her time and research in Guatemala.
Thomas McDade Named Carlos Montezuma Professor
Thomas McDade has been named Carlos Montezuma Professor of Anthropology. An investiture ceremony was held on October 12, 2015.
Graduate Student, Kat Catlin Receives Prestigious National Science Foundation Grant
Ph.D student, Kat Catlin has received a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Arctic Social Sciences Program for her dissertation research in Iceland.
Noelle Sullivan in the September 2015 Newsletter for the Office of Research on the Program She ran in Tanzania.
Blog Post by Jean Hunleth "How Anthropology can Transform Global Health Efforts"
Jean Hunleth received her Ph.D. in Anthropology and M.P.H. from Northwestern in 2011. She is currently a Research Scientist in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her areas of interest include research with children living in difficult circumstances, care giving in southern Africa and global health inequities. Check out her recent blog post "How Anthropology Can Transform Global Health Efforts."
Blog Post by Jean Hunleth: "Eight Ways that Ebola Response Efforts can Benefit from the Anthropology of Childhood"
Jean Hunleth received her Ph.D. in Anthropology and M.P.H. from Northwestern in 2011. She is currently a Research Scientist in the Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her areas of interest include research with children living in difficult circumstances, care giving in southern Africa and global health inequities. Check out her recent blog post "Eight Ways that Ebola Response Efforts Can Benefit from the Anthropology of Childhood."