Graduate Program in Anthropology

Graduate Program Office
380 MFAC - Ellicott Complex
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-6242
Fax: (716) 645-3808

Director of Graduate Studies

Donald Pollock

Department Graduate Program Coordinator
Maria Portera

Anthropology Graduate Student Association

Summer 2013 Archaeological Field School

Fall 2013 Graduate Course Offerings

Congratulations to 2013 Award Winners in the Department of Anthropology!

PhD candidates Jennifer Shaffer Foster and Zev Gottdiener have both been awarded 2013 Opler Awards for their Dissertation projects! Ms. Foster is working on a project entitled "Land Use and the Power of Landscape in Early Medieval Armagh, Northern Ireland." Mr. Gottdiener is working on a project entitled"Scales of Identity:  tourism and political economy of land use, Ejido Isla de La Piedra."

PhD candidate Jennifer Byrnes has been awarded the 2013 Department Research Award! Ms. Byrnes is working on a project entitled ""(Dis)Ability and Traumatic Injuries of the Poor:  A Comparative Analysis of Morbidity and Mortality in 19th Century Almshouses."

PhD candidate Irene Ketonen has been awarded the 2013 Michael Matsumunyane Travel Award. Ms. Ketonen is working on a project entitled ""Everyday Encounters with the EU Single Farm Payment in Northern Ireland."

PhD candidate Amanda Buonopane has been awarded a Fulbright US Student Award for 2013-2014, in support of her dissertation research entitled "Religious Authenticity and Tolerance in Java."

PhD candidate Laura Levon has been selected as a recipient of the 2012/2013 Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants.