Caitlín Barrett was awarded an Einaudi Small Grant and a grant from the Finger Lakes Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America for a conference she is co-organizing titled “Better to Dwell in Your Own Small House”: Households of Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt in Context. The conference will be held April 27-28, 2018.
Sherene Baugher received the 2017 SUNY-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Kurt Jordan's project to create a web-based resource on archaeologically-recovered materials from 17th and 18th century Seneca Haudenosaunee sites near Geneva, New York, was awarded a Digitization Grant.
Lori Khatchadourian received the Robert and Helen Appel Fellowship for Humanists and Social Scientists.
Stacey Langwick was awarded a Humanities Research Grant from the Society for the Humanities. Project title: (Un)ethical Substances, Albinism, Violence, and the Nature of Skin in Africa.
Matthew Velasco was awarded a Small Grant from the Institute for the Social Sciences (ISS). Project title: Embodying social inequality during a time of war: A bioarchaeological study of childhood health in the late prehispanic Andes.
Gabby Borenstein received a National Geographic young explorers grant. Gabby spent the summer doing archaeological excavations in Armenia at the Bronze Age site of Gegharot for her project The Logics of Egalitarianism: Materiality and Meaning Making in the Kura-Araxes Horizon (3500-2400 BCE).
Amy Cromartie was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for her project "Seeds of Change: Agricultural Decision-Making and Climate Variation in the Bronze Age Southern Caucasus."
Rebekah Ciribassi and Alexandra Dalferro were awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Awards.
Alexandra Dalferro was awarded a Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant.
Karlie Fox-Knudtsen and Simon Posner were selected for the Einaudi-SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development Program (DPDP).
Emily Hong and Mariangela Mihai Jordan received a grant from Humanities New York for their joint project "Nobel Nok Dah Film Discussion Guide: Centering Women’s Stories in Experiences of Refugee Resettlement."
Mariangela Mihai Jordan was awarded a Graduate Student Travel Grant from the Society for the Humanities. Project title: You Are Not My Brother: Mizo Nationalism at the Edge of the Indian Empire.
Timothy McLellan was awarded a Sustainability Research Grant from the Society for the Humanities. Project title: The Temporalities of Outcomes Thinking: Impact and Audit at an Agri-Environmental Research Institute.
Rachel Odhner, Ph.D. ’20, was awarded a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Odhner will use this grant to learn how farming communities in Nicaragua are responding to water scarcity.
Elif Sari was awarded a Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant for her project titled "Waiting amidst Violence and Uncertainty: LGBTI Asylum in Turkey". Elif was also awarded a Graduate School Research Travel Grant for the same project.
Emiko Stock was awarded a Graduate Student Travel Grant from the Society for the Humanities. Project title: An Anthropology with Images: Chams/Sayyids/Cambodia/Iran.
Justin Weinstock ’16 was awarded a grant from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. He will investigate how caretakers, scientists and local communities coexist with elephants at the National Elephant Conservation Center in Malaysia.
Sophie I-fan Wu received a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Grant; a Young Scholar Award from the China Times Cultural Foundation; an Academia Sinica Dissertation Writing Fellowship from the Institute of Ethnology, Taiwan; and a Chiang Ching-Guo Foundation Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Taiwan.