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Erin Waxenbaum to receive the 2017 Charles Deering McCormick University Distinguished Lecturer award

Congratulations to Senior Lecturer and undergraduate advisor for Anthropology, Dr. Erin Waxenbaum, who has been honored with the Charles Deering McCormick University Distinguished Lecturer award for outstanding performance and dedication to undergraduate education at Northwestern University for 2017

Professor Shalini Shankar has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

During the Guggenheim Fellowship year, Shankar will be based in Brooklyn, NY. She will research Generation Z, exploring how this demographic category can be defined in ways that more centrally account for the contributions of immigrants and minorities.

Professor John Hudson receives Lifetime Acheivement Award

John Hudson has received a Lifetime Acheivement Award for Excellence in Rural and Agricultural Geography, from the Association of American Geographers.

Assistant Professor of Instruction Noelle Sullivan’s latest Op-Ed in Truthout

Noelle Sullivan’s article entitled Neoliberalism Is Killing Us: Economic Stress as a Driver of Global Depression and Suicide published in Truthout.

Assistant Professor Amanda Logan article selected for 2017 Gordon R. Willey Prize

Amanda Logan’s article “Why Can’t People Feed Themselves?”: Archaeology as Alternative Archive of Food Security in Banda, Ghana,’ has been selected by the American Anthropological Association for the 2017 Gordon R. Willey Prize which "recognizes the best archaeology paper published in the American Anthropologist over a period of three years.”

Room 104: Guido Pezzarossi from Syracuse University, Co-sponsored by LACS and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese