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.”
PhD candidates Lara Ghisleni and Alexis Jordan have edited a special issue of the Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory.
Graduate student Monique Hassman received one of four scholarships from the 2016 Damon Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Wisconsin Land Information Association Foundation.
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.
Graduate student Alexandra Frankel is the new publishing intern at the AAA in Washington D.C.
Maddie Poullette awarded two research grants from the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
The Graduate Fellowship Committee of the Department of Anthropology is very pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Preliminary Dissertation Research Awards: Mulung Hsu and Robert Ahlrichs