McKennan Postdoc Fellowship

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship to commence July 1, 2021. We are seeking a cultural anthropologist who specializes in medical anthropology. We are particularly interested in scholars working on issues related to mental health, rural communities, and/or indigenous and decolonial approaches to the discipline. The McKennan Fellow will be expected to teach one course per year during their appointment. The Fellow will develop one introductory course and one advanced course in her/his area of specialization. The Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship is a two-year appointment with the possibility of a one-year extension. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. no later than Spring 2021. The fellowship includes a competitive salary as well as an annual research and travel allowance. Formal review will begin January 30, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit material through INTERFOLIO by following this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/81169

The Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L.McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L.McKennan Postdoctoral Fellowship in Anthropology provides promising young scholars with an opportunity to research, write, and teach at Dartmouth college for a period of 2-3 years. In keeping with the four-field nature of our discipline and the department's commitment to an holistic vision of anthropology, postdoctoral fellows rotate between the subfields of sociocultural, archaeological, biological and linguistic anthropology.

2018-2020

Theresa E. Gildner

Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology, University of Oregon, 2018. "Life history tradeoffs between testosterone and immune function among Shuar forager-horticulturalists of Amazonian Ecuador."
 

2018-2019

Nathaniel R. Kitchel

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, 2016. "Tracing the Paths of Those Who Came First: An Evaluation of Continental Scale Colonization Models in the Glaciated Northeast."

2016-2017

Jeffrey Dobereiner

Ph.D. in Anthropology, Harvard University, 2016. "Incorporative Frontiers of Formative Mesoamerica:  Archaeology and Identity at Rancho Búfalo, Chiapas, Mexico."

2014-2016

Benjamin T. Valentine

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Florida, 2013. "Immigrant Identity in the Indus Civilization: A Multi-Site Isotopic Mortuary Analysis."

2012-2015

Chelsey Kivland

Ph.D. in Anthropology. University of Chicago, 2012. "We Make the State": Performance, Politick, and Respect in Urban Haiti."

2007-2012

Christopher Ball

Ph.D. in Linguistics and Anthropology. University of Chicago, 2007. "Out of the Park: Trajectories of Wauja (Xingu Arawak) Language and Culture."

2006-2007

Seth Dobson

Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005. "Comparative Study of Facial Mobility in Anthropoid Primates."

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2004-2006

Joanne Cullinane

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Chicago, 2004. "Domesticating AIDS: Illness, Identity, and Stigma in Contemporary Japan."

2003-2004

Brian Didier

Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge, 2001. "The Scars of Piety: Islam and the Dynamics of Religious Dispute on Androth Island, South India."

2002-2003

Paul Kockelman

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Chicago, 2002.

2000-2002

Kathryn Keith

Ph.D. in Anthropology and Near Eastern Studies, 1999. "Cities, Neighborhoods, and Houses: Urban Spatial Organization in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia."

1998-2000

Christine Kray

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, 1997. "Worship in Body and Spirit: Practice, Self and Religious Sensibility in Yucatán."

1996-1998

Michelle L. Goldsmith

Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1995.

1995-1996

Lindsay C. French

Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, Harvard University, 1994. "Enduring Holocaust, Surviving History: Displaced Cambodians on the Thai-Cambodian Border, 1989-1991."

1994-1995

Sangmee Bak

Ph.D. in Social Anthropology, Harvard University, 1994. "Professional Women's Work, Family, and Kinship in Urban Taiwan."