News & Events
July 19, 2016
Foster investigates the use of mobile phones in the South Pacific.
July 11, 2016
Reichman compares reactions to government corruption through the lens of "political culture" in Brazil and New York State.
May 23, 2016
Doughty examines how Rwandans navigated harmony and punishment in grassroots, post-genocide courts.
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.