Mallika Sarma, PhD is the winner of the 2021 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Award in Social Sciences at the University of Notre Dame. This award is a recognition to Mallika's research excellence in biological anthropology as demonstrated by her outstanding publication record, record of success in winning external grants and fellowships, and her deep commitment to teaching and mentorship.…
Anthropology is the study of humans.
Anthropology, like its object of study, is complicated and fascinating.
Anthropologists want to know everything about our species, from its earliest origins to its complex present, and use every tool and question we can think of to understand our embodied, social nature.