Casey Golomski wins major anthropology award

Now doing fieldwork in Swaziland, he also has won 2 Fulbright awards

Casey Golomski, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology, has won this year's Carrie Hunter-Tate Award for excellence in academic and professional achievement. Golomski also has won two Fulbright awards this year.

The Hunter-Tate winner is selected by the National Association of Student Anthropologists of the American Anthropological Association.

Earlier this year, Golomski was granted a Fulbright Institute for International Education Fellowship for dissertation research on “Right Passages: The Work of Ritual in Swaziland’s Age of HIV-AIDS.” A second Fulbright, a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award, was also awarded, but was declined.

Golomski is currently in Swaziland conducting his Fulbright-supported dissertation fieldwork.

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