Class of 2020

2020 Lambda Alpha

Anthropology Honor Society of Lambda Alpha, Beta Chapter of Indiana Madeleine Andreas, Alejandra Bautista-Mata, Mary Bernard, Sara Berumen (inducted 2019), Allyson Dewey, Margaret Doyle (inducted 2019), Samantha Escamilla, Delaney Farwell, Sarah Konkey, Maxwell Lander (class of 2021), Gwenyth O'Connell, Dayonni Phillips, Anna Scartz (inducted 2019), Laurel Schreier, Claire Stanecki, Noémi Toroczkai (class of 2021), Nyakeh Tuchscherer (class of 2021), Maria Ventura, Samantha Zepponi

2020 University Awards within the Department of Anthropology

The Irwin Press Paper Award in Medical Anthropology- Madeleine Andreas, Samantha Escamilla, Madelyn LaBar, and Laurel Schreier for their paper "Its up to the mother: An assessment of perceptions towards c-sections in the United States among Notre Dame students".

The Father Patrick Gaffney Integrative Anthropology Paper Award- To the student who has written a paper that crosses traditional boundaries and draws from a range of different areas of scholarship in an effort to develop a fuller, even if sometimes messier, understanding of being and becoming human. The 2020 recipient of this award was Adrian Lore for his paper "New Mythologies".

James McKenna and Joanne Mack Promising Anthropology Major Award- This is award is presented to students who show outstanding early performance in the Anthropology major. This year's recipients were Rachel Dinh, Gabriel Ramos, and Megan Rogers.

The Julian Samora Award- This award is given to students who demonstrate broad engagement with academic life. This year Sara Berumen and Maria Ventura were the recipients.

The Carolyn Nordstrom Professional Achievement Award- Given to students with outstanding performance in the tasks of a professional academic in one of the following areas: publication, presentation at professional meetings, grants or fellowships. The 2020 recipients for this award went to Dayonni Phillips and Samantha Zepponi.