Anthropology Awards 2020

This year, we are sharing our awards celebration online! Hear more about our awards from our Department Head, Melissa Remis, download the awards brochure, and see the listing of awards below.

Message from the Department Head



Download the awards brochure here.

Awards, Grants, and Achievements

Undergraduates - Awards

Elizabeth Kriebel — CLA Outstanding Senior Award
Alejandra May – UG Student Conference Travel Award
Taylor Robbins — UG Student Conference Travel Award
Lauren Robbers — UG Student Conference Travel Award

Undergraduates - Research Conference Presenters

Samuel Bakeis
Miranda Carter
Maia Clare
Sarah Coon
Paulina Dawidowska
Amanda Gozner
Anna Jenkins
Yihan Jia
Elizabeth Kriebel
Emma Lashley
Claire LeMonnier
Alejandra May
Margaret Pritchett
Diana Quintero
Lauren Robbers
Taylor Robbins
Nina Scheel
Alyssa Seeman
Rachel Small
Cheryl Sutton
Carissa Yonan
Edward Zawatski


Jose Beccera – Honorable mention, 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Emily Fletcher −the IndianaView Student Scholarship for geospatial technology
Emily Fletcher − selected to present at Purdue's Digital Futures Symposium
Elizabeth Hall − Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
Kilian Kelly −The Boilers Work internship
Alison Kirkham - 2019 Purdue College of Liberal Arts Distinguished Master's Non-Thesis Award
Jenail Marshall − 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Jenail Marshall – Honorable mention, Ford Foundation Fellowship
Savanah Schulze – Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship
Amanda Waller −The Boilers Work internship


Michele Buzon
− Senior Research Grant, National Science Foundation Archaeology
− CLA Global Synergy Research Grant

Elizabeth Brite
− Exceptional Early Career Teaching Award

Risa Cromer
− Wenner-Gren Foundation Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship

Andrew Flachs
− CLA Enhancing Research in the Social Sciences Grant
− Teaching for Tomorrow Fellow

Erik Otárola-Castillo
− CLA Global Synergy Research Grant
− CLA Exploratory Research in the Social Sciences Grant

Laura Zanotti
– Full Professor
- National Geographic Grant
- Faculty Leadership Academy Research Fellow

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