Wonderful news regarding our Anthropology graduate students.
Nikki Henderson won the H. Russell Bernard Student Paper Prize from the Society for Anthropological Sciences for her paper, “Medical Disease or Moral Defect? Exploring the Cultural Model of Addiction Causality,” which she delivered at the AAA meetings in Minneapolis.
Avery McNeece won a Student Travel Award from the Society for Anthropological Sciences for her paper, “Making a Bill: How Ways of Speaking Impact Behavior in Healthcare Settings,” also presented at the AAA meetings in Minneapolis.
And Rachel Briggs won second place in the paper competition at the Southeastern Archaeological Conference for her presentation, “Communities of Practice of the Hominy Foodway during Early Moundville.” The prize was a full set of the journal Southeastern Archaeology, as well as a lifetime membership in the organization.
Congratulations to Nikki, Avery, and Rachel. You represent us so very well and we are very proud of you, and all of our students for that matter.