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Agustín Fuentes

Interdisciplinary Project to Study Human Distinctiveness, Evolution of Wisdom

With $1.8 million from the John Templeton Foundation, Notre Dame faculty will launch the Human Distinctiveness Project, seeking to advance research at the intersection of theology and evolutionary anthropology. Read More

Meredith Chesson

Meredith Chesson Receives NEH Grant for Italy Fieldwork

Associate Professor Meredith Chesson has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue examining how human landscapes of the Mediterranean have changed over millennia. Read More

Natalie Porter

Medical Anthropologist Natalie Porter to Join Department

Natalie Porter, who studies health and biosafety issues associated with human-animal interactions, comes to the Department of Anthropology as an assistant professor in fall 2015. Read More

Alexis Palá

Senior Alexis Palá Awarded Fulbright for Research in Chile

Anthropology major Alexis Palá has spent the past three years studying opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities in Chile and Spain. Next year, she will continue her research with support from a Fulbright U.S. Student Award. Read More

Ian Kuijt

Ph.D. Program Establishes Strong Reputation in First Year

Under the leadership of Ian Kuijt, director of graduate studies, seven first-year Ph.D. students encountered a curriculum focused on integrative anthropology—studying approaches and methods across a range of subfields. Next year, six more students will join the program. Read More

  Spring 2015  
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Campus Crossroads: The Department's New Home
In Global Health Fellowship, Aspiring Doctor Draws on Degree in Anthropology
Assistant Professor Focuses on Cultural Poetics
Anthropology Graduates Thrive in Diverse Fields
A Letter from the Chair
Recent Publications
Department of Anthropology
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