2016 Macalester alumna receives undergraduate essay award from the Association of Africanist Anthropology and an Honorable Mention for the Sylvia Forman Prize
Anthropology major Nana C E Adubea (Dubie) Toa-Kwapong '16 received awards
Sylvia Forman Prize Awarded to Recent Macalester Graduate
Katherine Brown ‘16 has been awarded the Sylvia Forman Prize from the Association for Feminist Anthropology
From Newborns to Seniors: Anthropology in Action
Andrea Grimaldi ’16 utilizes her anthropology skills daily at Centro, an organization she connected with two years ago as a Chuck Green Fellow.
Macalester student receives research award from the American Association of Physical Anthropologists
Senior Anthropology major Cecilia Mayer ’16 (Seattle, Wash.) has been awarded the American Association for Physical Anthropologists 2016 Sherwood Washburn Prize.
Macalester Student to present at Human Development Conference
Macks' thesis, titled “Adapting to Urbanization: Internal Indigenous Migration in Chapod, Chile,” explores the impacts and pressures of modernization and urbanization on the rural Mapuche community of Chapod in southern Chile.
Mac Alumni Named RISE Fellows
Three Macalester alumni were awarded RISE fellowships to help make social justice projects a reality.
The anthropology department emphasizes the holistic study of the human condition.
Our students’ interests range from world cultures and global challenges, to human rights and human origins. Students in Macalester’s Anthropology Department travel the world studying cultures, globalization, environmental issues, public health issues, identity, ethnography, and the practice of anthropology. Students may major or minor in anthropology.
Anthropology research on Nepal was presented at Himalayan Studies Conference by Professor Arjun Guneratne of the Anthropology Department, Andrea Grimaldi '16, and Sarah Rasmussen '14. More
Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: A conversation with Jack Weatherford. The Mac Weekly sat down with Weatherford to discuss his controversial new book. More
Professors James Laine and Arjun Guneratne will collaborate with University of Minnesota professor Sungok Hong on a project to make Hindi language instruction available to students at colleges that do not offer it. more
Macalester professor named 2015-16 Executive Leadership Fellow at the U of M’s Center for Integrative Leadership more
Two Macalester students and one 2013 graduate recently presented posters at the Third Annual Student Poster Presentations Session, Minnesota Society of the Archaeological Institute of America at the University of St. Thomas. Carol Meja '15 and Kate Sinnott '14 presented posters detailing an archaeological survey in which they took part during the summer of 2013. more
A group of students spent four and a half weeks working in the 280-acre Katharine Ordway Natural History Study Area this summer. “Professor Legge taught us how to do survey work quickly but soundly,” says Holt. The pottery will be sent to the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul for permanent curation. more