Four professors and one graduate student from the LAS Department of Anthropology
have received numerous awards and grants for the upcoming school year of fall 2016. Among these awards are a Dumbarton Oaks Fellowsip, a grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation, a Fulbright scholarship, a grant from the National Science Foundation, and the harold Lasswell Award.
, professor and director of graduate studies, has received a Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship
for next year. The Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship awards scholars who hold a doctorate or appropriate final degree or have established themselves in their field and wish to pursue their own research.
, an assistant professor, will receive a grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation
. The Wenner-Gren Foundation financially supports anthropologists in pursuit of research in the field.
, a graduate student working with Laura Junker
, won a Fulbright
scholarship to study in Indonesia next year.
, an assistant professor, was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation
to carry out archaeological investigations in Cambodia. The foundation is a federally funded institution that aims to support research in an array of fields.
Professor Linda Skitka
associate department head, and head of the social/personality program, is a recipient of the Harold Lasswell Award
. The award is given to a scholar that has made a distinguished scientific contribution to the field of political psychology and will be presented at the International Society of Political Psychology Meeting this summer.