News & Events

Debunking the GOP Candidates' Anti-Immigration Stance

Associate Professor Ana Aparicico argues that myths about immigration have “inspired immigration policies that are dangerous, as well as economically, politically, and morally wrong.”

"Five Exciting Developments From Across the Middle East in 2015"

Jessica Winegar, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the Anthropology Department, has published Op-Ed piece published in Truthout.

Matilda Stubbs is the 2016 Recipient of WCAS/TGS Teaching Fellowship

Anthropology graduate student Matilda Stubbs has been awarded a stipend for exceptional teaching skills at Northwestern University.  Ms. Stubbs will teach a WCAS 1st year Seminar in the Department of Anthropology titled “Auto Ethnography: The Anthropology of Cars.” The course will be offered during the 2016 Spring Quarter. The WCAS/TGS Teaching Fellowship is made possible with funding from The Graduate School and the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

Kat Catlin Earns Prestigious Fellowship

Graduate student Kat Catlin has been awarded a fellowship from the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation to help support her dissertation research in Ireland. Kat is researching connections between anthropogenic environmental degradation, re-use and abandonment of infrastructure, and social inequality in medieval Iceland.

Tara Mittelberg Wins Northwestern Circumnavigator Award

Weinberg junior and anthropology major, Tara Mittelberg was awarded the prestigious Circumnavigator Award, which will support her research across three continents.

J. Josh Snodgrass: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Center for Global Health, University of Oregon. Josh received his PhD in Biological Anthropology from Northwestern in 2004 and is giving a talk as part of our Alumni Anthropology Colloquium Series.
Victoria Bernal: Professor, Department of Anthropology-University of California-Irvine
Rob Beck is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology and associate curator of Eastern North American Archaeology in the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology at the University of Michigan. Rob received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Northwestern in 2004 and is giving a talk as part of our Alumni Anthropology Colloquium Series