Current undergraduate students

The department of Anthropology annually awards the Iris Yuzdepski Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Four in the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts.

Congratulations to Christinneanne Mclellan, Claire Reynolds and Carley Marentette.  

Join us for this year's Sally Weaver Award presentation and guest lecture! 

Guest speaker, Susan Kirkpatrick Smith, BA in Anthropology (Florida State University) with an MA and PhD in Anthropology (Indiana University) will be presenting a lecture titled: Injury, Disease, and Death in Early Byzantine Greece: The Story from Chryssi Island

All are welcome! 

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Dolson on receiving an Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Dolson is a caring and committed teacher who is dedicated to his craft and to ensuring student success. He has offered courses at all levels, ranging from small seminars to large lectures in both Arts and Health and is noted for to creating excellent pedagogical opportunities for his students.

 

Congratulations to U Waterloo alum, Dr. Thomas Siek on being offered a one-year Assistant Professor position in Biological Anthropology at McMaster University. Dr. Siek completed his MA in Public Issues Anthropology at the University of Waterloo in 2014, and his PhD at UCL in 2019. He will be starting his new position in July 2022 and we wish him great success in his new position!

Dr. Alexis Dolphin (Anthropology) and Dr. Andrew Doxey (Biology) are recipients of the 2022 Waterloo Interdisciplinary Trailblazer Fund.

Their project is titled "Reconstructing the origins and evolution of infectious diseases through ancient DNA metagenomics" 

In view of Aparajita Bhattacharya's various academic achievements in Anthropology, it is our pleasure to announce that she has been selected by the Faculty of Arts to receive the Spring 2022 Convocation Award in Anthropology.

Congratulations Aparajita!  

The department of anthropology annually awards its Silver Medal for Academic Excellence in Anthropology prize to a 3rd or 4th year anthropology student. The award winner is chosen from among our most highly achieving students, taking into consideration the activities and contributions to departmental life made by the student. The intention is to honour an excellent, all-round promising anthropologist.

Congratulations to Camila Font and Hannah Mills.