Congratulations to Master’s student Alexandra Frankel, who won 2nd prize in the ethnographic fiction contest, sponsored by the Society for Humanistic Anthropology! The title of her short story is “Waiting for Firat.”
Bettina Arnold, Josh Driscoll and Chad Sheridan, Lakefront Brewery’s Lead Cellarman, were featured in a Lake Effect interview with WUWM’s Bonnie North.
Professor Bettina Arnold has been appointed to a four year term on the Editorial Board of American Anthropologist, the academic journal of the American Anthropological Association.
Graduate student Monique Hassman received one of four scholarships from the 2016 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Wisconsin Land Information Association Foundation.
Guest Tracey Heatherington, associate professor of Anthropology, has spent the past several years studying the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, located on a remote Norwegian island above the arctic Circle.
Alexis Jordan, a PhD candidate in Anthropology, will use the Bartman grant to conduct archival research and commingled skeletal analyses on the remains from Harlyn Bay, the largest Iron Age cemetery in Cornwall.
Graduate Student Rachel McTavish was awarded a Kohler Foundation Ruth Cohen Memorial Award to conduct isotope research on animal bone from sites excavated at Lake Koshkonong, Wisconsin
Richard Edwards, under the supervision of Prof. Robert Jeske, will investigate the relationship between subsistence strategies and the development of cultural complexity among early Oneota agricultural populations in Wisconsin.