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Shalini Shankar’s new book Advertising Diversity

A new work by Shalini Shankar, Advertising Diversity – Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Consumers was celebrated at a book party on November 2, 2015 in Harris Hall.

Ella Wilhoit, PhD candidate in Anthropology, to receive the Eric Wolf Prize from the “Society for the Anthropology of Work” for her submission "EnGendering the State".

Ella was awarded the prize at this year’s AAA Annual meeting in Denver Colorado. The award ceremony was held during the Society for the Anthropology of Work business meeting.

Tanzania's rainforest: Nature's hidden treasure

In this piece by CNN, Jessica Pouchet, Ph.D. candidate, describes her research about the human-side of forest conservation in Amani Nature Reserve, Tanzania. By bridging linguistic, cultural, and environmental anthropology, her dissertation examines how the diverse residents of this protected rainforest debate and impact the local ecology.

Odette Zero, Northwestern junior and Anthropology major, is “Taking a personal look at diabetes in Guatemala”.

In a story featured on the Northwestern home page Odette talks about her time and research in Guatemala.

Stefanie Graeter: Postdoctoral Fellow SHC and Anthropology, Northwestern University