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Prof. Laurence Ralph has been named the next editor of Current Anthropology

May 30, 2018

Professor Laurence Ralph has been named the next editor of Current Anthropology.  Laurence’s term begins January 1, 2019.  Published by the University of Chicago Press, the journal was founded in 1955 as the “Yearbook of Anthropology” and changed its name to Current Anthropology in 1959.  For more information, check out the ...

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Prof. Elizabeth Hinton wins the Abramson Award

May 4, 2018

Professor Elizabeth Hinton and Professor Derek Miller (English), were announced as winners of the Roslyn Abramson Award.  “The recognition came with a formal announcement at the May 1 Faculty Meeting, as well as a $10,000 award, established as a gift from Edward Abramson ’57 in honor of his mother. The recipients are chosen each year based on their accessibility, dedication to teaching and research, and ability to effectively communicate with and inspire undergraduate students.”...

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Professor Elizabeth Hinton has been named a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

April 26, 2018

This award goes to 31 individuals who have contributed “high-caliber scholarship that applies fresh perspectives to some of the most pressing issues of our times, showing potential for meaningful impact on a field of study, and has the capacity for dissemination to a broad audience.”  Recipients are selected by a distinguished panel of researchers, thinkers, and institutional leaders.  Winners receive up to $200,000 toward advancing their ideas and research.

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