Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Anthropology Catherine Besteman was elected as the next president of the Association of Political and Legal Anthropologists (APLA), beginning in December, 2014. Besteman plans to foster several APLA initiatives during her time in office, including developing mentoring opportunities for younger scholars and graduate students working on… Read more »
Professor Mills recently published a short commentary on the ongoing political crisis in Thailand. Her work is part of a collection in which scholars from different disciplines reflect on the roots and dynamics of Thailand’s decade-long political gridlock and the recent military coup of May 22, 2014. The entire collection is featured in the “Hot… Read more »
Colby Anthropology major, Jalene Regassa ’13 has been selected as one of three 2013 American Anthropological Association summer interns. Read more about it in the AAA press release.
Catherine Besteman is honored with an endowed chair. She was recently appointed to the Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professorship in recognition of her exemplary research and teaching.
Prof. Winifred Tate has been awarded a SSRC and Open Society fellowship to support her continuing research in Colombia.
Prof. Catherine Besteman is awarded two major national research fellowships – a Guggenheim and an ACLS for her new project on Somali refugees.
Congratulations to Chandra Bhimull (Anthropology and African American Studies) on her Guggenheim Fellowship. She will be in residence at NASA next spring. Congratulations to Maple Razsa (International Studies) on his University of Stockholm Research Fellowship and his International Research and Exchanges Board Individual Advanced Research Opportunity Fellowship. He will be in residence in Slovenia and Stockholm… Read more »