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Collin Calvert '13 Awarded Undergraduate Paper Prize

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CATEGORY: Academics
TYPE: Articles
RELATED PROGRAMS: Anthropology

St. Paul, Minn. - Collin Calvert '13 was recently awarded The Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology (SUNTA) national Undergraduate Paper Award for his senior capstone paper, "Apartheid Lives On: Policing Migrants in South Africa." SUNTA is a sub-section of the American Anthropological Association.

Calvert was recognized at the national meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November.

The Anthropology major first worked on an ethnographic study of policing in the Twin Cities for his Ethnographic Interviewing course and subsequently expanded his topic to conduct original research during study abroad in Durban, South Africa. Anthropology Prof. Dianna Shandy was his research supervisor.

Calvert, who is from Lincoln, Neb., will receive a $150 cash award.

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PUBLISHED: 12/05/2013