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New Book By Professor Kristin Doughty

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.


Congratulations Class of 2016

May 23, 2016

The Department of Anthropology is proud to congratulate the class of 2016...

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Q&A: John Osburg on the Angst Found among China's Newly Rich

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.


Daniel Reichman on the Roots of the Border Crisis

August 25, 2014

Commenting on the current crisis at the US border, Professor Reichman published an article in Politico on the economic causes of Honduran migration.

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Department Welcomes New Faculty Member

August 22, 2014

Professor Llerena Searle has joined the department in Fall 2014.

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Anthropology faculty members receive support for research

May 16, 2014

Two Anthropology faculty members receive support for their research.

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Professor of the Year Award in the Social Sciences

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!

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The Broken Village: Coffee, Migration, and Globalization in Honduras

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.

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