Congratulations to Luke Dorman for receiving Hannah Howard Prize

Anthropology Major Luke Dorfman (Class of 2015) received one of only two Hannah Howard Prizes awarded to members of the class of 2015 for outstanding academic accomplishment — way to go, Luke!

Dr. Rob Gordon reports on Alumni Success!

Our alumni are EVERYWHERE!! On a recent research trip to Namibia, Dr. Gordon had the good fortune to meet up with Anne Angarola (class of 2010) who was in Windhoek, the Namibian capital setting up an exchange scheme for talented African leaders for IREX a DC based international non-profit organization which promotes local leadership and institutions […]

Read our Fall 2014 Newsletter!

It’s been a busy year for the UVM Anthropology Department! To read through our Fall 2014 Newsletter, please click here (and follow the hyperlinks within for even more great news!): UVMAnthroFall2014Newsletter

UVM Anthropology Alumni in the News

Tim Stewart (’09) recently appeared in Vermont Quarterly, describing his rise to popsicle fame in the Bay Area. Check out this great write up!    

AJ Anmaar Habib to start masters program this fall

UVM Anthropology alum A.J. Anmaar Habib will be starting a Masters Program in Urban Spatial Analytics with a certificate in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.

Zach Hirsch (Class of 2012) now working for North Country Public Radio!

UVM Anthro Alum Zach Hirsch (class of 2012) has become a reporter for North Country Public Radio in upstate New York. While at UVM, Zach developed a talk show format as a DJ for WRUV, which he has parlayed post-graduation into a career in radio. Last year he received a prestigious Transom fellowship to hone […]

Anthropology Alumnus Abraham Awolich featured in recent news on South Sudan

Abraham Awolich (Class of 2006) was recently featured in The New York Times and The Burlington Free Press for his work with The Sudan Development Foundation, an organization that he co-founded after completing his undergraduate degree in anthropology at UVM and his graduate degree in public administration at Syracuse University. Amidst the conflict in South Sudan, Abraham is doing […]

Scott Van Keuren and Mark Agostini publish new article on Ancestral Pueblo pottery

An article detailing Scott Van Keuren’s research on southwestern pottery appears in the December issue of Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. The article shows how a high-tech compositional analysis of paints revealed that only certain potters had access to the knowledge and resources required to craft a richly-decorated pottery type. The study is part of a […]

UVM Alumni studying at the University of Chicago!

Congratulations to Mara Zocco (Class of 2012) who recently completed her MA at the University of Chicago in the Master of Arts in the Social Sciences Program. Also, congratulations to Cecilia Ackerman (Class of 2010) who is now starting this very same program!