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PhD candidate Alexis Jordan receives grant from the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

PhD candidate Alexis Jordan has been awarded a grant in support of her thesis research from the British Association for Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology: http://www.babao.org.uk/

PhD Student Josh Rivers Receives Fulbright for Ethnographic Fieldwork with CCP Games

PhD Student Josh Rivers has been awarded a Fulbright student award for his Dissertation project, Caretaking of Cyberspace: CCP Games and Symbiosis in EVE Online. Here is a brief description of his project: As digital platforms have solidified their place… Read More

Wow! Five Graduate Students Receive Fellowships in 2019

Congratulation to the following students receiving fellowships in AY 19-20! Robert Ahlrichs – Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Shaheen Christie – R1 Advanced Opportunity Program (R1AOP) Fellowship Alexis Jordan – R1  Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship Josh Rivers – Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship Jessica Skinner… Read More

PhD Student Cheri Price Awarded FLAS Fellowship to study Mixtec Language

Cheri Price, archaeology PhD student, has been awarded a third Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She will continue studying Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico, this summer in preparation for her dissertation research on… Read More

Graduate Student Sam Bomkamp Receives Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Sam Bomkamp was awarded the Ilona Nicole Memorial Graduate Scholarship through the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Milwaukee Chapter. It was founded in honor of a former board member and is aimed toward funding emerging nonprofit leaders who have served as employees,… Read More

PhD Student Josh Rivers Receives Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Fellowship

PhD student Josh Rivers has received the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Fellowship to conduct his dissertation research in Iceland. The foundation is a more localized version of a Fulbright Commission, more information on the foundation can be found here. Josh will… Read More

PhD Candidate Allison Kotowicz Awarded Prestigious Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Allison Kotowicz, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship for her work with the Maasai people in Tanzania. Read more about her here!

Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD Candidate Josh Driscoll participate in Ancient Beer Workshop in Germany

Anthropology Professor Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll were invited speakers at the University of Hohenheim in Germany in the European Research Council PLANTCULT Workshop “Ancient Beer: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Identification in the Archaeological Record”, February 7-9, 2019. Their talks were entitled, respectively, Tapping into the Past:… Read More

Alexis Jordan receives Predoctoral Fellowship and History Prize

Congratulations to Alexis Jordan for receiving the 2019 National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellow as well as the Carew-Rendle History Prize awarded by the Royal Cornwall Museum for best essay in Cornish history or prehistory! www.humanitieswithoutwalls.illinois.edu https://www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk/whats-on/competitions

Cheri Price awarded FLAS Fellowship to study Mixtec language

Cheri Price, archaeology PhD student, has been awarded a second Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She will continue studying Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico, this summer in preparation for her dissertation research… Read More