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Anthropology professor Jim Ferguson was recently awarded the Elliott P. Skinner Book Award for his book Give a Man a Fish: Reflections on the New Politics of Distribution, published by Duke University Press.  In Give a...
Anthropology Ph.D. candidate Sabrina Papazian curated an exhibit that explores Leland Jr.’s affinity for collecting.  Titled “Collecting in Life and Death: The Curatorial Legacy of Leland Stanford Jr.,” the exhibit...
A new Stanford study, conducted by Anthropology doctoral candidate Gene Richardson, MD, and his team of researchers, discovered Ebola infection does not always lead to severe disease and death — sometimes it may cause...
Anthropology Associate Professor James A. Fox was recently awarded the 2016 Richard W. Lyman award in honor of his outstanding commitment and engagement with Stanford alumni over the past 45 years.  The award,...
Professor Bill Durham, who is scheduled to retire September 2018, recently sat down with Stanford Daily to discuss his his 40-year teaching legacy.
Maron Greenleaf, the winner of the 2015 Rappaport Student Prize Competition, was recently interviewed by Amelia Moore, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Coastal Tourism and Recreation in the Department of Marine...
Schizophrenia has long puzzled researchers in the fields of psychiatric medicine and anthropology. Why is it that the rates of developing schizophrenia—long the poster child for the biomedical model of psychiatric...
Anthropology associate professor Lochlann Jain was presented the 2016 J.I Staley Prize for her book Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us at an event and reception at the Department of Anthropology on Monday, October 17,...

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