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Awards and Honors

Highlights of recent awards, honors and publications by faculty

Janet McIntosh's book The Edge of Islam: Power, Personhood, and Ethnoreligious Boundaries on the Kenyan Coast won the Clifford Geertz Prize offered by the Society for the Anthropology of Religion.  The prize will be awarded at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in November 2010.

Elizabeth Ferry earned the Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer '69 and Joseph Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring in 2010.

Charles Golden, with Stephen Houston and Joel Skidmore, eds., published Maya Archaeology 1, with Precolumbia Mesoweb Press, 2009.

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Sarah Lamb was recently promoted to Full Professor. Her most recent book Aging and the Indian Diaspora was published in 2009, and a second edition of Everyday Life in South Asia was published in 2010.

Ellen Schattschneider has been awarded the 2010 CORST essay prize in Psychoanalysis and Culture by the American Psychoanalytic Association. The $1,000 CORST Essay Prize recognizes the best essay on psychoanalytically informed research in the biobehavioral sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Professor Schattschneider will deliver her award-winning paper at the American Psychoanalytic Association in New York in January 2011.

Javier Urcid, with Michael Lind, published  The Lords of Lambityeco and the Collapse of Monte Albán: Political Evolution in the Valley of Oaxaca during the Xoo Phase (650-850 CE), with the University of Colorado Press, 2010.