Anthropology: Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Stephanie Campos, Andrea Morrell, and Karen Williams (Anthropology) served on a panel titled “The Anthropology of Mass Incarcerations: Global Ethnographic Perspective on Prisons and Policing” at the annual American Anthropological Association (AAA) meeting, held in New Orleans. Based on their research of contemporary urban and global anthropology, they won the Society for Urban, National, and Transitional/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) 2010 Annual Award for the Best Student Panel. (posted 12-2010)

Daisy Deomampo (Anthropology) won a Dissertation Fieldwork grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological  Research for $18,398. Her research in India is on her dissertation, “The New Global ‘Division of Labor’: Reproductive Tourism in Mumbai, India.” Four other doctoral candidates in anthropology have won Wenner-Gren grants this year. See also Kareem Rabie, R. Sophie Statzel, Kaja Tretjak, and Analia Villagra. For a single academic department to have such a high success rate in one grant cycle is an unusual achievement. (posted 1-2010)

Maggie Dickson (Anthropology) won a Wenner Gren Fellowship for her dissertation research in this year’s most recent competition. See also Harmony Goldberg, Michael Polson, and Maryia Radeva. An additional eight students from the anthropology department received Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (posted 12-2010)

Christine Folch (Anthropology) was awarded the Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship for her research on the state, political culture, and national identity at Paraguay’s Triple Frontera (the border with Argentina and Brazil): “Territory Matters in the Triple Frontera: Ciudad del Este, ItaipĂș, and the Paraguayan State.” Folch has served as adjunct faculty in anthropology at Queens College. (posted 11-2010)

Michael Polson (Anthropology) won a Wenner Gren Fellowship for his dissertation research in this year’s most recent competition. See also Maggie Dickson, Harmony Goldberg, and Maryia Radeva. An additional eight students from the anthropology department received Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (posted 12-2010)

Maryia Radeva (Anthropology) won a Wenner Gren Fellowship for her dissertation research in this year’s most recent competition. See also Maggie Dickson, Harmony Goldberg, and Michael Polson. An additional eight students from the anthropology department received Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (posted 12-2010)
 

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2010

Category: Anthropology, Student News