Weatherhead Fellowship

One fellowship is available for either Ph.D. candidates or scholars with doctorates whose work is either humanistic or social scientific in nature. Fellows receive a $40,000 stipend ($30,000 for Ph.D. candidates) and housing and office space on the SAR campus.

Severin Fowles Severin Fowles
2014–2015
Project: “Comanche New Mexico: An Archaeology”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Barnard College, Columbia University and Director of the Archaeology Track, and Interim Director of the American Studies Program
Elana Resnick Elana Resnick
2014–2015
Project: “Nothing Ever Perishes: Waste, Work, and Transformation in an Expanding European Union”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jason De León and his son, Ignacio Jason De León
2013–2014
Project: “Undocumented: Violence, Suffering, and the Materiality of Clandestine Border Crossings”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Alex Blanchette Alex Blanchette
2012–2013
Project: “Conceiving Porkopolis: The Production of Life on the American "Factory" Farm”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: PhD Candidate, University of Chicago and Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies, Tufts University (Starting in 2013)
Julie M. Weise Julie M. Weise
2011–2012
Project: “Corazón de Dixie: Migration and the Struggle for Rights in the U.S. South and Mexico, 1910–2010”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, International Studies Program, California State University, Long Beach
Catherine M. Cameron Catherine M. Cameron
2010–2011
Project: “Captives: Invisible Agents of Culture Change”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado
Sarah K. Croucher Sarah K. Croucher
2010–2011
Project: “Consuming Colonialism: Archaeological Investigations of Ceramics and Identities in Nineteenth Century East Africa ”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Wesleyan University
Charles L. Briggs Charles L. Briggs
2009–2010
Project: “Bats, Rabies, Reporters, and the Wrath of the State: On the Limits of Anthropological Knowledge”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Alan Dundes Distinguished Professor of Folklore, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Lynn M. Morgan Lynn M. Morgan
2009–2010
Project: “Reproductive Governance in Mexico and Central America”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Mary E. Woolley Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Mount Holyoke College
James A. Trostle James A. Trostle
2009–2010
Project: “Illness on the Road: The Political Ecology of Remoteness in Esmeraldas, Ecuador”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Trinity College, Hartford
Daniel J. Hoffman Daniel J. Hoffman
2008–2009
Project: “Building the Barracks”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
Timothy R. Pauketat Timothy R. Pauketat
2008–2009
Project: “An Archaeology of the Cosmos”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois
Peter Redfield Peter Redfield
2007–2008
Project: “Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Médecins Sans Frontières”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Angela C. Stuesse Angela C. Stuesse
2007–2008
Project: “Globalization ‘Southern Style’: Transnational Migration, the Poultry Industry, and Implications for Organizing Workers across Difference”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas, Austin
SAR Eric J. Haanstad
2006–2007
Project: “Constructing State Order: An Ethnography of the Thai Police”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
SAR Barbara Rose Johnston
2006–2007
Project: “Cold War Crimes: The Use and Abuse of Indigenous Groups as Human Subjects in Cold War Research”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Senior Research Fellow, Center for Political Ecology (Santa Cruz, California) and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, Michigan 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 Caroline Yezer
2005–2006
Project: “Memory and Truth in the Shadow of War: Local and National Reconciliation in the Andes”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Duke University
SAR Laura E. Gómez
2004–2005
Project: “Manifest Destinies: Law and Race in the 19th Century Southwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Law and Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
SAR Marina Welker
2004–2005
Project: “Global Capitalism and the ‘Caring Corporation’: Copper Mining and Corporate Social Responsibility in Indonesia”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
SAR Jessica R. Cattelino
2003–2004
Project: “High Stakes: Seminole Sovereignty in the Casino Era”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, New York University
SAR Lawrence Cohen
2003–2004
Project: “‘Operability’: Sterilization and Transplantation as ‘Surgical Citizenship’ in India”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
SAR Michael Dietler
2002–2003
Project: “Biography and the Luo Material World: Relating Lives, Objects, and Memory in Rural Africa”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
Dr. Natasha Dow Schüll Natasha Dow Schüll
2002–2003
Project: “Living with the Machine: An Ethnography of Gambling Addiction in Las Vegas”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
SAR Eduardo O. Kohn
2001–2002
Project: “The Aesthetic of the Immediate: Poetic Engagements and Ecological Knowledge among the Runa of Amazonian Ecuador”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
SAR Stephen Plog
2001–2002
Project: “Ritual and Society: The Cultural Dynamics of the Pueblo World from AD 1000-1250”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Commonwealth Professor of Anthropology, University of Virginia
SAR Kathryn Linn Geurts
2000–2001
Project: “Culture and the Senses: Embodiment, Identity, and Well-Being in an African Community”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Committee on Human Development, University of Chicago
SAR Christopher Boehm
1999–2000
Project: “The Evolution of Moral Communities”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Director of the Jane Goodall Research Center and Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern California
SAR Kent G. Lightfoot
1999–2000
Project: “California Frontiers: The Ethnogenesis of a Pluralistic State”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
SAR Paul Nadasdy
1999–2000
Project: “The Politics of 'Traditional Knowledge: Power and the Integration of Knowledge Systems in the Yukon Territory, Canada”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University
SAR Alan Goodman
1998–1999
Project: “Peasants and Pestilence: Connections Between Past and Present Nutrition and Health”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology and Director of the US Southwest/Mexico Program at Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts
SAR Nathan Sayre
1998–1999
Project: “Ranching and the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge: Natures, States and Capitals in the Urbanizing Southwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago
SAR Darna L. Dufour
1997–1998
Project: “Impacts of Urban Poverty on Women's Health and Nutrition: A Case Study”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology, University of Colorado
SAR Ross Hassig
1997–1998
Project: “Power and Ideology in Aztec Society”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
SAR Hsain Ilahiane
1997–1998
Project: “The Power of the Dagger, the Seeds of the Koran, and the Sweat of the Ploughman: Ethnic Stratification and Agricultural Intensification in the Ziz Valley, Southeast Morocco”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona
SAR Beverly J. Stoeltje
1997–1998
Project: “Asante Queenmothers: Performance and Custom in Contemporary Ghana”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: ssociate Professor, Folklore Institute, Indiana University
SAR Glenn Carter Conroy
1996–1997
Project: “The Evolution of Humankind: A Modern Interpretation of Human Origins”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor of Anthropology and Anatomy, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis
SAR Marcia-Anne Dobres
1996–1997
Project: “Toward an Anthropology of Technology: A Humanistic Framework for the Study of Technical Agency in Prehistory”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Research Associate, Archaeological Research Facility, Department of Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley
SAR Meg McLagan
1995–1996
Project: “Mobilizing for Tibet: Transnational Politics and Diaspora Culture in the Post-Cold War Era”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, New York University
SAR Alan Swedlund
1995–1996
Project: “This Treasure Lost: Infant and Childhood Mortality in Western Massachusetts, 1830–1930”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: rofessor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts
SAR Andre Gingrich
1994–1995
Project: “Periphery, Hierarchy and History in a Muslim Society: the Social Production of Honor and Shame in Northern Yemen”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor and Deputy Director, Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria
SAR Vernon L. Scarborough
1994–1995
Project: “Social Implications of Hydraulic Systems in Early Complex Society”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati, OH
SAR Jon Ingimundarson
1993–1994
Project: “Subsistence, Exchange, and Tribute Production: The Formation of Chiefdoms and State in Medieval Iceland”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona
SAR Henry Wright
1993–1994
Project: “Political Economic Modeling of Complex Chiefdoms”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Professor, Department of Anthropology; and Curator of Archaeology, Museum of Anthropology; University of Michigan
SAR Rosemary Coombe
1992–1993
Project: “Cultural Appropriations: Property, Identity, and Postcolonial Cultural Politics”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Assistant Professor
SAR David S. Stuart
1992–1993
Project: “History and Process of the Ancient Maya: A Textual Approach”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. candidate
SAR Hugh Gusterson
1991–1992
Project: “American Ideology and Discourse in the Nuclear Age”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, Research Associate
SAR Debra Martin
1991–1992
Project: “Prehistoric American Indian Health”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: School of Natural Science, Hampshire College, Associate Professor
SAR Catherine Besteman
1990–1991
Project: “Land Tenure, Social Power, and the Legacy of Slavery in Southern Somalia”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona, doctoral dissertation student
SAR John Bloom
1990–1991
Project: “The Culture of Baseball Cards: Popular Culture, Ideology, and Memory”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Program in American Studies, University of Minnesota, doctoral dissertation student
SAR Art Gallaher Jr.
1989–1990
Project: “Contemporary Culture Change in Ireland”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Kentucky
SAR John Speth
1989–1990
Project: “Crisis and Opportunity: The Responses of Foragers to Fluctuating Resources”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Michigan
SAR Michael Brown
1988–1989
Project: “Messianic Politics in a Peruvian Indian Rebellion”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Williams College
SAR Robert Kelly
1988–1989
Project: “Hunter-Gatherer Cultural Ecology: A Synthesis”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Louisville
SAR Barbara King
1987–1988
Project: “Baboon Foraging and Social Transmission of Information: Implications for Studying Human Origins”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Oklahoma
SAR Glenn Davis Stone
1987–1988
Project: “Ethnoarchaeology of a Frontier: Agrarian Production and the Evolution of a Settlement System”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Thomas W. Killion
1986–1987
Project: “University of New Mexico”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ancient Gardeners of the Tropical Lowland
SAR Timothy A. Kohler
1986–1987
Project: “Synthesis of Recent Research on the Anasazi of Southwestern Colorado”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Washington State University
SAR Carla M. Sinopoli
1986–1987
Project: “Ceramic Production, Distribution, and Use: Vijayanagara, South India”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Michigan
SAR Shirley Powell
1985–1986
Project: “Human Adaptation on Northern Black Mesa: A Synthesis”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Southern Illinois University
SAR Thomas R. Rocek
1985–1986
Project: “Social Correlates of Demographic and Economic Change”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Michigan
SAR Charles S. Stanish
1985–1986
Project: “Interzonal Agrarian Economics and the Development of Complex Society in the South Central Andes”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Chicago
SAR Wirt H. Wills
1984–1985
Project: “Early Agricultural Development in the American Southwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Michigan
SAR Robin W. Winks
1984–1985
Project: “The Idea of an American Imperialism: The Western Frontier”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Yale University
SAR Larry Logue
1983–1984
Project: “University of Pennsylvania”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Belief and Behavior in a Mormon Town: Nineteenth Century St. George, Utah
SAR Jill Neitzel
1983–1984
Project: “Stylistic Variability among the Hohokam”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Arizona State University
SAR Daniel T. Reff
1983–1984
Project: “The Impact of Old World Diseases on the Aboriginal Population of the Greater Southwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Oklahoma
SAR Garrick A. Bailey
1982–1983
Project: “The Navajo of the Northern Chaco Plateau”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Tulsa
SAR Robert L. Canfield
1982–1983
Project: “Islamic Coalitions in Afghanistan”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Washington University
SAR Christine A. Rudecoff
1982–1983
Project: “Formative Period Regional Systems in the upper Huallaga Area, Peru”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Columbia University, Ph.D. Candidate
SAR Tracy J. Andrews
1981–1982
Project: “Effects of Local Environmental and Economic Change on Social Organization in Two Navajo Agricultural Communities: Canyon de Chelly and Canyon del Muerto”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Lawrence C. Kelly
1981–1982
Project: “Origins of Applied Anthropology in the United States”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: North Texas State University
SAR Peter M. Whiteley
1981–1982
Project: “Reconstitution and Change in Bacavi”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico
SAR Frank Bayham
1980–1981
Project: “Animal Exploitation at Ventana Cave: A Diachronic Analysis of Optimal Foraging Strategies”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Arizona State University
SAR Paul E. Minnis
1980–1981
Project: “Southwestern Prehistory Ethnobotany”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico
SAR Barbara Tedlock
1980–1981
Project: “Zuni Aesthetics”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Tufts University
SAR Fred Eggan
1979–1980
Project: “The Great Basin Background of Hopi Culture History”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Chicago
SAR Seth Schindler
1979–1980
Project: “Material Culture of the Seri Indians”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Southern Illinois University
SAR Jill D. Sweet
1979–1980
Project: “The Impact of Anglo Culture on Tewa Dance”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of New Mexico
SAR Richard I. Ford
1978–1979
Project: “Ethnobotany of the Tewa”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Michigan
SAR Kate Peck Kent
1978–1979
Project: “Southwestern Indian Weaving”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Denver
SAR Nancy Parezo
1978–1979
Project: “The Development of Navajo Sandpainting on Boards”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Barbara Babcock
1977–1978
Project: “Pueblo Ritual Clowning”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Texas at Austin
Keith H. Basso, circa 1977 Keith Basso
1977–1978
Project: “Apache Religion and Ceremonialism”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Claire Farrer
1977–1978
Project: “Mescalero Apache Clowning Figures”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: National Endowment for the Humanities Folk Arts Program
SAR Charlotte J. Frisbie
1976–1977
Project: “The Life History of Rose Mitchell, a Navajo Woman”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Southern Illinois University
SAR Thomas L. Glenn
1976–1977
Project: “Navajo Economic Development”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Stanford University
SAR Steven M. Horvath Jr.
1976–1977
Project: “Pueblos de Genizaros: Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Century Communities in New Mexico”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Brown University
SAR Thomas T. McGuire
1976–1977
Project: “Yaqui Political Economy”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Gordon Bronitsky
1975–1976
Project: “An Ecological Model of Trade for the Pueblo IV Rio Grande Sites”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Arizona
SAR Michael Barr Stanislawski
1975–1976
Project: “Hopi Pottery Making and Ethnoarchaeology”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: California State University at Hayward
SAR Earl Wesley Jernigan
1974–1975
Project: “Jewelry of the Prehistoric Southwest”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: University of Kentucky
SAR Joann W. Kealiinohomoku
1974–1975
Project: “Ethnology of Hopi-Tewa Dance”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Northern Arizona University
SAR Edwin Wade
1973–1974
Project: “The Economics of the Southwest Indian Art Market”
Affiliation at time of fellowship: Ph.D. Candidate, University of Washington