News in the Department

A geothermal power plant near Reykjavik, Iceland.

Professors’ Project Featured in The New York Times Friday, Feb. 9, 2024

Spring Graphic

Spring 2024 Brown Bag Series Friday, Jan. 19, 2024

VIctoria Massie, Katie Ulrich, Sumin Yoon, and Helena Fietz

Sumin Yoon wins the 2023 SMA W.H.R. Rivers Undergraduate Student Paper Prize Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023

Gizem Haspolat

Graduate student Gizem Haspolat wins 2023 Robert M. Netting Graduate Fellows Prize Monday, Dec. 4, 2023

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Anthropology Resources on Israel and Palestine Friday, Nov. 10, 2023

Huatse Gyal

Assistant Professor Huatse Gyal debuts new documentary "Khata" Friday, Oct. 13, 2023

Brown Bag Series

Fall 2023 Brown Bag Series Wednesday, Sep. 6, 2023

New Faculty

New Faculty at Rice Anthropology Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023

Woman with long dark curly hair

Graduate Student Melanie Ford Lemus Wins Lodieska Stockbridge Vaughn Fellowship Tuesday, May. 30, 2023

Colorful house in front of mountains

"Struggles for an Inclusive Future in the Colombian High Mountains" by Graduate Student Alejandra Osejo Varona Monday, May. 29, 2023

Flower behind fence

Graduate Students Alejandra Osejo-Varona and Keren Reichler Publish “Care in the Concrete: New Soil for the City” with Professor Cymene Howe in Weather Matters. Monday, Nov. 14, 2022

Helena Zeweri in the Anthropology Department Conference Room

PhD Alum Helena Zeweri on Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges Friday, Jun. 17, 2022

Baird Campbell

PhD Alum Baird Campbell Publishes Article with GLQ Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022

Victoria Massie

Victoria Massie's New “Black Feminist Science Studies” Course Featured on "I SEE U" Podcast Monday, Apr. 25, 2022

Ashley Fitzpatrick

Undergraduate Student Ashley Fitzpatrick Wins the Shapiro Award Thursday, Apr. 21, 2022

Rice University archaeology team of faculty and students

Community-Based Archaeology and Texas History Monday, Apr. 11, 2022

Mel Ford

Graduate Student Melanie Ford Lemus Selected as Finalist for the 2022 Rappaport Prize Panel Monday, Apr. 4, 2022

Poster for exhibit, featuring Empire illustration by Feifei Zhou

Feral Atlas: The More-Than-Human Anthropocene Opens at Rice University Solar Studios Thursday, Mar. 31, 2022

Amarilys Estrella & Victoria Massie

Amarilys Estrella & Victoria Massie Awarded BRIDGE Grant Friday, Mar. 11, 2022

Amarilys Estrella

Amarilys Estrella Publishes Article in Social Science & Medicine Friday, Feb. 11, 2022

Victoria Massie

Victoria Massie Publishes Article with Feminist Anthropology Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022

Alejandra Osejo Varona

Graduate Student Alejandra Osejo Varona Awarded Expanding Horizons Fellowship Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021

Yesmar Oyarzun

Graduate Student Yesmar Oyarzun Awarded Steven Polgar Paper Prize Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021

Melt/Rise Project Logo

Cymene Howe leads Melt/Rise Team in Geographic Information System Project Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Katelyn Landry

Undergraduate Student Katelyn Landry Publishes Online Exhibit Friday, Sep. 3, 2021

Orchestra playing their instruments

Composer Marcus Maroney’s OK, Goodbye Inspired by Professor Howe & Boyer's Research Thursday, Sep. 2, 2021

Natalie Festa

Undergraduate Student Natalie Festa Awarded 2021 J. Michael Quigg Council of Texas Archaeologists Student Research Grant Wednesday, Sep. 1, 2021

Molly Morgan

Molly Morgan Awarded Fondren Fellows Project Grant Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021

Helena Zeweri

PhD Alum Helena Zeweri Featured on NPR Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Zeynep Gizem Haspolat

Graduate Student Zeynep Gizem Haspolat Awarded Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021

Baird Campbell

Graduate Student Baird Campbell Awarded 2021 Graduate Teaching Award for Independent Instruction Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2021

Laurin Baumgardt

Graduate Student Laurin Baumgardt Awarded NSF Award Tuesday, Mar. 9, 2021

Downtown street in Washington D.C.

Graduate Student Yesmar Oyarzun Awarded NSF Award Monday, Mar. 8, 2021


Cymene Howe Publishes Essay on “Hydrological Globalization” Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

Rice academic quad

Anthropology Department Invites Applications for Two Assistant Professor Positions Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020