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Alex BlanchetteWednesday, December 17, 2014Alex Blanchette Wins 2014 Saller Prize2012-2013 Weatherhead Scholar Alex Blanchette was recently awarded the 2014 Saller Prize for Best Dissertation in the Division of Social Sciences. His dissertation, which he worked on while in residence at SAR, is titled, “Conceiving Porkopolis: The Production of Life on the American ‘Factory’ Farm.” Blanchette is currently an assistant professor of anthropology and environmental studies at Tufts University. More details can be found here.