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Carrie Heitman Tenure-Track Position at the University of Nebraska

Congratulations to Carrie Heitman who will be starting a tenure-track position at the University of Nebraska in the fall!  Carrie will be affiliated with both the Department of Anthropology and the Center for Digital Humanities.

Class of 2013: Elliott Oakley Rocks a Hammock in the Amazon

Assistant Professor Allison Alexy Awarded an Abe Fellowship

Assistant Professor Allison Alexy was awarded an Abe Fellowship to conduct her research project entitled, "When Citizenship and Kinship Intersect: Comparing Japanese and American responses to transnational child custody disputes."  The Abe Fellowship enables cross-cultural research that will aid policy decisions. 

Assistant Professor Allison Alexy Awarded an Abe Fellowship

Erika Brant Awarded a Wenner-Gren

Kudos to Erika Brant who has been awarded a Wenner-Gren grant to support her dissertation research at the site of Sillustani in Peru!

Eve Danziger Awarded a two-year Fellowship

Kudos to Eve Danziger who was just awarded two-year Fellowship from IATH for her project on Mopan grammar.
A big congratulations to Eve!!

Carolyn Howarter Awarded A Fellowship to the Smithsonian Institute in Museum Anthropology

Carolyn Howarter received a fellowship to the Smithsonian Institute in Museum Anthropology to work with Polynesian textiles.
Congratulations, Carolyn!

What is this Thing Called Blood? Questions of Life, Death, and Kinship as Seen from Clinical Pathology Labs in Malaysia


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Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Policing Democratic Language in Post-Conflict Macedonia

Following a 2001 armed conflict in Macedonia, representatives of the European Union and the United States claimed an influential, but unofficial, oversight role on the country’s domestic politics. While Macedonian politicians debated how best to realize post-conflict legislative reforms, these foreign officials marshaled mass media to publicly comment on the Macedonian political process and to pressure domestic political actors toward specific models of liberal democratic governance.


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