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Faculty Job Opening - Assistant Professor (tenure-track): Historical Archaeology

Tatiana Chudakova's new book "Mixing Medicines: Ecologies of Care in Buddhist Siberia" was recently published by Fordham University Press.

Alex Blanchette, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, was the recipient of the 2020 Steven Polgar Prize for the best article published in the Society for Medical Anthropology's flagship journal, Medical Anthropology Quarterly.

Sarah Luna's book 'Love in the Drug War: Selling Sex & Finding Jesus on the Mexico-US Border' was awarded the Ruth Benedict Book Prize for Outstanding Single Authored Monograph.

Zarin Machanda has been named Usen Family Career Development Assistant Professor.

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Alex Blanchette's book awarded prize

Alex Blanchette's book "Porkopolis: American Animality, Standardized Life, and the Factory Farm" (Duke University Press, 2020) was awarded second prize of the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing by the Society of Humanistic Anthropology
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