News & Events
May 23, 2016
New book examines how Rwandans navigated the combination of harmony and punishment in grassroots courts purportedly designed to rebuild the social fabric in the wake of the 1994 genocide.
May 23, 2016
The Department of Anthropology is proud to congratulate the class of 2016...
December 16, 2014
John Osburg, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Rochester, is the author of “Anxious Wealth: Money and Morality Among China’s New Rich,” based on research he conducted in the southwestern Chinese city of Chengdu.
August 25, 2014
August 22, 2014
Professor Llerena Searle has joined the department in Fall 2014.
May 16, 2014
Two Anthropology faculty members receive support for their research.
May 1, 2014
Professor Kristin Doughty has been awarded the "Professor of the Year Award in the Social Sciences" by the Rochester Student Association. This award is given annually to recognize a professor in each academic division (Engineering, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences) who makes a positive and lasting impact on undergraduate student life at the University through dedication to developing relationships with students, creation of an engaging and challenging classroom atmosphere, as well as inspiring the further pursuit of knowledge. Congratulations Professor Doughty!
April 2, 2012
Daniel Reichman's book The Broken Village: Coffee Migration and Globalization in Honduras was awarded third prize in the Victor Turner Award for Ethnographic Writing.