Anthropology Students Present their Work at the UVM Student Research Conference

Several anthropology students presented their work at the UVM Student Research Conference, including one interviewed by NPR. Ariadne Argyros, A Stylistic Analysis of Middle Kingdom Faience Hippopotami Statuettes (Advisor: Scott Van Keuren) Liz Cheli, How Ethnography Informs the Study of Archaeological Pottery Production (Advisor: Scott Van Keuren) Catherine Dey, Mayan, Mimbres, and Moche: Human Representation […]

Anthropology Student Awarded a Grant for Summer Research

Sonia Zaccheo, a junior minoring in Anthropology with a global health focus, has been awarded a UVM College of Arts and Sciences APLE Summer Stipend to support her Honors thesis research this summer. Her ethnographic research is focused on mapping and analyzing the food and nutrition resources, programs, and initiatives on offer for resettled refugees […]

Congratulations to Matthew Claeys

Matthew Claeys (2011) is expected to graduate Fall 2016 with a Masters in African Studies from the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana. His thesis research surveyed perceptions and treatment of mental health in Ghana as a means to understand human rights theory in Africa. He has been involved in additional research […]

UVM Anthropology Faculty and Students featured in local exhibit

Feel like a really quick local field trip? A brief study break during finals period? The UVM Dana Medical Library lobby is hosting an exhibit “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health” with a slide show on global health activities at UVM.  It is up from this week until mid December and includes […]

Fall 2015 Departmental Newsletter Now Online!

Our Fall 2015 Newsletter is now online! To see what our students and faculty have been up to over the last year, please take a look! AnthropologyFall2015Newsletter

Dr. Emily Manetta on Vermont Public Radio!

Dr. Emily Manetta speaks on Vermont Edition today about endangered languages, in a piece co-produced by Anthropology major Erin Lucey (’16): http://digital.vpr.net/post/going-going-gone-endangered-languages

Congratulations to Shannon Esrich, Nuquist Award Winner!

Congratulations to Shannon Esrich (Class of 2015) who has recently been awarded the Nuquist Award for Outstanding Student Research on a Vermont Topic by UVM’s Center for Research on Vermont. Shannon was awarded this prize in recognition for her outstanding honors thesis entitled Gone to Market: Perceptions, Motivations, and Values of Farmers Market Participants in Burlington Vermont. Shannon […]

UVM Anthropology at 2015 NEAA Annual Meeting

UVM Anthropology was well-represented at the 2015 Northeastern Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Eleven students and one faculty member made the trek down to Franklin Pierce University for the two-day conference, March 27-28. During the conference, three students delivered papers and one student presented a poster, including: Riker Pasterkiewicz: 100 Years of Socioeconomic Separation: The Subte […]

Consulting Archaeology Program (CAP) Finishes up a Productive Field Season!

The Department’s Consulting Archaeology Program (CAP) is just finishing up its 2014 field season!  Actually, it can truly be called four seasons in one (see photos).  CAP’s field work this year included the investigation of more than a dozen Native American sites ranging in age from the Late Archaic period to the Late Woodland period […]

Congratulations to our major Riker Pasterkiewicz!

Congratulations to Riker Pasterkiewicz (Class of 2015) who has been awarded three UVM grants to conduct his independent research project in Argentina this winter! With support from the APLE award, and the Office of Undergraduate Research’s Mini-Grant and International Travel Grant, Riker will travel to Buenos Aires to conduct ethnographic research on the public transit system […]