News & Events

Professor Mary Weismantel is named a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society consists of 3,000 elected Fellows who are distinguished in their fields of archaeology, architectural or art history, or other antiquarian subject matters across the academic, charitable, heritage and private sectors. Prof. Weismantel joins fellows Tim Earl, Matthew Johnson, Cynthia Robin and Mark Hauser.

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.

Senior Lecturer Erin Waxenbaum has received 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 Cynthia Robin and Assistant Professor Katie Amato were awarded W Awards from Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

The W Awards provide seed funding for exploratory research, including innovative new work, significant changes in research direction and new collaborative ventures.

Assistant Professor Adia Benton awarded the 2017 Rachel Carson Prize

Adia Benton has been awarded the 2017 Rachel Carson Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science for her book ‘HIV Exceptionalism: Development Through Disease in Sierra Leone’. This prize is awarded for a book length work of social or political relevance in the area of science and technology studies.

Join us to celebrate our 2017 graduates and awards. Award ceremony at 3 pm