News & Announcements Archive

Associate Professor Anand Pandian Awarded 2016 Catalyst Grant for $75,000.00

The Department of Anthropology’s Associate Professor Anand Pandian was one of thirty-four early-career faculty members to be selected to receive a 2016 Catalyst Award, in recognition of his research project, “This Plastic Life: An Anthropological Inquiry.” Recipients of the honor also receive a $75,000 grant for their research and creative endeavors, as well as the […]


Accepting Applications for Assistant Professor

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in cultural anthropology to begin in Fall 2017. Applicants should be prepared to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to departmental development, and to collaborate with interdisciplinary programs within and across the Johns Hopkins University. Applications are due September 30, 2016.


Amy Krauss, PhD Candidate, Receives CSC Community Engaged Student Scholar Award

Every year, the Center for Social Concern recognizes outstanding student leaders and organizations for their work in the Baltimore community. Amy Krauss has been nominated and selected to win this year’s Community Engaged Student Scholar Award for her leadership in organizing and teaching the Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) and Community-Based Learning (CBL) Practicum Course and organizing […]


Groundbreaking Anthropologist Sidney Mintz Dies at Age 93

Sidney W. Mintz, a co-founder in 1974 of the Department of Anthropology and one of its best known members, passed away on December 27. We mourn his passing and the loss of one of the great anthropologists of our times. A specialist of Caribbean and creole culture and history, Mintz redefined the contours of contemporary […]