National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship

This fellowship was made possible with a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Laurie Kain Hart Laurie Kain Hart
2013–2014
Project: “The Afterlife of Civil War: On the Metamorphosis of Boundaries”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Stinnes Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA
Karla Slocum Karla Slocum
2012–2013
Project: “Memory & Mobility: Place, Race, and Remembrance in 21st Century Black Town America”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Teresa L. McCarty Teresa L. McCarty
2011–2012
Project: “Reclaiming the “Cultural Language” Youth and Indigenous Language Continuance”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: AW Snell Professor, School of Social Transformation, Arizona State University
SAR Tamara L. Bray
2005–2006
Project: “Material Practice and Imperial Design in the Ancient Andes”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Wayne State University
SAR William A. Saturno
2005–2006
Project: “Let There Be Kings: Creation Mythology and the Origins of Maya Divine Rule”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of New Hampshire
SAR Micaela di Leonardo
2005–2006
Project: “The View From Cavallaro’s: History, Power, and Public Culture in New Haven”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University
SAR Corinne A. Kratz
2004–2005
Project: “Looking for the Hairless Cow: Arranging Okiek Marriage”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Co-director, Center for the Study of Public Scholarship, and Professor of Anthropology and African Studies, Emory University
SAR Joseph Masco
2004–2005
Project: “The Nuclear Public Sphere: An Anthropology of U.S. National Security Discourse”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
SAR Jessica Winegar
2004–2005
Project: “Claiming Egypt: The Politics of Making Art and Culture in the Middle East”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Fordham University
SAR Bruce M. Knauft
2003–2004
Project: “Crisis and Culture in a Post-9/11 World”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Samuel C. Dobbs Professor, Department of Anthropology, Emory University
SAR Circe Dawn Sturm
2003–2004
Project: “Claiming Redness: The Racial and Cultural Politics of Becoming Cherokee”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and Native American Studies, University of Oklahoma
SAR Jason Yaeger
2003–2004
Project: “Tiwanaku and the Construction of Inka Imperial Ideology”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
SAR Gelya Frank
2002–2003
Project: “Repatriating a Story: The Case of U.S. v. Whaley”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Departments of Occupational Science, Occupational Therapy, and Anthropology, University of Southern California
SAR Stephen D. Houston
2002–2003
Project: “Kings of Stone, Bodies of Desire: Experience and Being Among the Classic Maya”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Jesse Knight University Professor, Department of Anthropology, Brigham Young University
SAR Lynn M. Meskell
2002–2003
Project: “Material Biographies: Object Worlds from Ancient Egypt and Beyond”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University
SAR David Nugent
2001–2002
Project: “Alternative Democracies: The Evolution of the Public Sphere in 20th Century Peru”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Colby College
SAR Kathleen Stewart
2001–2002
Project: “The Private Life of Public Culture”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin
SAR Dennis Tedlock
2001–2002
Project: “The Human Work, the Human Design: 2000 Years of Mayan Writing”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: McNulty Professor of English and Research Professor of Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo
SAR James F. Brooks
2000–2001
Project: “Nations, Tribes, and Colours: Borderland Peoples and a History for the Twenty-first Century”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara
SAR Gary Gossen
2000–2001
Project: “Magical Realism in a Postmodern Social Movement: Cultural Production of the Maya Zapatistas”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Latin American Studies, State University of New York at Albany
SAR Martha A. Sandweiss
2000–2001
Project: “Picture Stories: Photography, Popular Culture and the Nineteenth-Century West”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of American Studies and History, Amherst College
SAR Ruth M. Van Dyke
2000–2001
Project: “Lived Landscapes, Constructed Pasts: Memory, Phenomenology, and Chacoan Society”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor of Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton
SAR Patricia Marks Greenfield
1999–2000
Project: “Weaving Patterns: Ontogenetic Constraint and Cultural Construction in the Creative Process”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles
SAR Susan E. Ramirez
1999–2000
Project: “To Feed and Be Fed: Legitimacy and Cosmology in the Andes”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Latin American History, DePaul University
SAR John A. Ware
1999–2000
Project: “Archaeology, Historical Ethnography, and Pueblo Social History”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Project Director, Office of Archaeological Studies Museum of New Mexico
SAR David B. Edwards
1998–1999
Project: “Children of History: Genealogies of the Afghan Jihad”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Anthropology and Sociology, Williams College
SAR Frank Salomon
1998–1999
Project: “Prehispanic Notation and 'Real Writing' in a Peruvian Village”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin
SAR Ana Celia Zentella
1998–1999
Project: “Las Voces del Pueblo: Latino Languages and Identities”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Black and Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, and in the doctoral programs in Anthropology, Developmental Psychology, and Linguistics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York
SAR Ross Hassig
1997–1998
Project: “Power and Ideology in Aztec Society”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
SAR Nancy Lutkehaus
1997–1998
Project: “Margaret Mead as Cultural Icon: Anthropology, Intellectuals, and the Media in American Culture”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern California
SAR Charles V. Carnegie
1996–1997
Project: “Postnationalism Prefigured: The Social Border Zones of Caribbean Nation States”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
SAR Jacqueline L. Urla
1996–1997
Project: “Basque Language Revival and Cultural Politics”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts
SAR Brad Laurence Weiss
1996–1997
Project: “The Multiple Meanings of Haya Coffee”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor of Anthropology, College of William and Mary
SAR Robert Alvarez
1995–1996
Project: “Return to Lemon Grove: Life Narratives in the U.S. Mexico Borderlands”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor of Anthropology, Arizona State University
SAR Francoise Dussart
1995–1996
Project: “The Politics of Ritual Performance”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut
SAR Nicholas Spitzer
1995–1996
Project: “Creole Aesthetics and American Cultures: Zydeco and Mardi Gras in French Louisiana”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Research Associate and Artistic Director, Folk Masters Series, Smithsonian Institution
SAR Jill L. Furst
1994–1995
Project: “The Road to Mictlan: the Symbolism of Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Central Mexico”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Liberal Arts Department, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
SAR Gil J. Stein
1994–1995
Project: “Power and Distance: Colonial Systems in the Prehistoric Near East”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University
SAR Christopher B. Steiner
1994–1995
Project: “Graven Images: Idols and Ideals in the Visual Representation of `Primitive' Society”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Curator, Anthropology Section, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA
SAR John Forrest
1993–1994
Project: “Evolution of Vernacular Dance Traditions Cross-culturally”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York College at Purchase
SAR Mary Elizabeth Hancock
1993–1994
Project: “Making the `Great Tradition’: The Politics of Gender and Identity in Post-colonial India”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Mellon Instructor, Social Sciences Division, University of Chicago
SAR Kirin Narayan
1993–1994
Project: “Husbands as Foreigners: Women's Songs and Cultural Change in Kangra, North West India”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin at Madison
SAR Laura Graham
1992–1993
Project: “A Discourse-Centered Ethnography of Xavante Social Life”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, University of Iowa, Assistant Professor
SAR Paul Stoller
1992–1993
Project: “The Politics of Sorcery in Songhay History”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, West Chester University, Professor
SAR Richard Waller
1992–1993
Project: “Studies in the History of the Maasai”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of History, Bucknell University, Assistant Professor
SAR Peter Brown
1991–1992
Project: “Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Associate Professor”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Sad Heavens and Unhealthy Swamps: the Anthropology of Malaria in Sardinia
SAR Frank Dubinskas
1991–1992
Project: “Cultural Paradigms in American Management: Hierarchy, Cooperation, and New Technologies”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Organization Studies Department, Carroll School of Management, Boston College, Assistant Professor
SAR Kris Hardin
1991–1992
Project: “Is There an Anthropology of Aesthetics?”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor
SAR Norman Yoffee
1991–1992
Project: “Rules of the Game: The Evolution of Ancient States and Civilizations”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Professor
SAR John Kicza
1990–1991
Project: “Patterns in Spanish Overseas Conquests to 1600”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of History, Washington State University, Professor
SAR Susan Niles
1990–1991
Project: “The Shape of Inca History: Huayna Capac’s Life and Works”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Lafayette College, Associate Professor
SAR Gary Feinman
1989–1990
Project: “Regional Demography and Political Process in Prehispanic Highland Mesoamerica: A Comparative Perspective”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Wisconsin, Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR Steven Feld
1989–1990
Project: “Linguistic Resources and Social Choice”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Texas, Center for Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Director and Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR Anna Roosevelt
1989–1990
Project: “Prehistory of the Amazon”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History
SAR Ronald L. Grimes
1988–1989
Project: “Ritual Criticism: Its Context and Practice”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Wilfrid Laurier University, Department of Religion and Culture, Professor
SAR Grant Jones
1988–1989
Project: “The Ethnohistory of the Itza Maya Conquest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Davidson College, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Professor and Chair
SAR Jerrold Levy
1988–1989
Project: “The Importance of Status for an Understanding of Hopi Social Organization and History”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology, Professor
SAR Richard G. Fox
1987–1988
Project: “The Authorship of Culture: Gandhian Socialism as Ideology and Utopia”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Duke University, Department of Anthropology, Professor and Chair
SAR David Montejano
1987–1988
Project: “Quixote's Soldiers and the Search for Justice”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico, Department of Sociology
SAR Margaret Trawick
1987–1988
Project: “The Ayurvedic Physician as Scientist”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Department of Anthropology, Assistant Professor
SAR David Braun
1985–1986
Project: “Ecology of Social Evolution: Woodland Systems in the Prehistoric Midwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Southern Illinois University, Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR William T. Vickers
1985–1986
Project: “Siona-Secoya: The Human Ecology of an Amazon People”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Florida International University, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR Jane E. Buikstra
1984–1985
Project: “Bio-Archaeology: Exploring the Biocultural Interface”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Northwestern University, Department of Anthropology, Professor
SAR Diane P. Gifford-Gonzalez
1984–1985
Project: “The Prehistory of Pastoralism in East Africa”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of California at Santa Cruz, Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR Deborah Winslow
1984–1985
Project: “Regional Systems in Sri Lanka”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Hampshire, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR G. Carter Bentley
1983–1984
Project: “Culture and Consciousness in the Muslim Philippines”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Washington University, Department of Anthropology, Visiting Assistant Professor
SAR Flora S. Clancy
1982–1983
Project: “An Analytical History of Classic Maya Sculpture”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico, Art Department, Assistant Professor
SAR Scott Whiteford
1982–1983
Project: “Social Organization and Irrigation Systems in the Tahuacan Valley, Mexico”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Michigan State University, Department of Anthropology, Associate Professor
SAR Linda Cordell
1981–1982
Project: “Synthesis of Southwestern Prehistory”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico, Department of Anthropology, Assistant Professor
SAR T. Patrick Culbert
1981–1982
Project: “Analysis of Archaeological Ceramics of Tikal, Guatamala”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona, Department of Anthropology, Professor
SAR Jacob Jerome Brody
1980–1981
Project: “History of Anasazi and Pueblo Painting”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Director
SAR George J. Gumerman
1979–1980
Project: “The Kayenta Anasazi and Black Mesa Archaeology”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Department of Anthropology, Professor; and Director, Center for Archaeological Investigations

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