Dr. Peter Schmidt has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology (PGIAR) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, by the PGIAR Board of Managers at their 243rd meeting. This is a lifetime appointment. Congratulations to Dr. Schmidt!
The Huffington Post has a feature article about Dr. Faye V. Harrison and her work with engaged and feminist anthropology: For University of Florida anthropologist Faye V. Harrison, the term engagement is not an appropriated buzzword. Grounded in global critical race feminism, her three-decade long career has been marked by dedication to publicly-engaged work about […]
Faye Harrison has been elected President of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Congratulations to Faye! The IUAES is a world organization of scientists and institutions working in the fields of anthropology and ethnology, but also of interest to archaeologists and linguists, among others. Its aim is to enhance exchange and communication among […]
Michael Edward Moseley, distinguished professor of anthropology, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and […]
Dr. Susan Gillespie has been appointed as an Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor for a new course, Consumer Culture. The professorships are made possible by a generous endowment gift from Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie, a UF graduate. The goal of the program is to encourage the most esteemed faculty at UF to participate in the […]
Dr. Anthony Oliver-Smith became the second UF-Anthro faculty member to receive the prestigious Malinowski Award from the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA). The award was presented to Oliver-Smith at the annual SfAA meetings held in Denver between March 19 and 23, 2013. He followed in the footsteps of one of his own mentors, Dr. Paul […]