Past Halperin Awardees

Past Halperin Awardees

The 2015 Halperin Awardees:

VilleccoJohn M. Villecco, Department of Anthropology, American University

Project: Local Effects of Chinese -Funded Infrastructural Development on the Kenyan Coast

 

 

 

GegliaBeth Geglia, Department of Anthropology, American University

Project: Distributive and Concentrative Effects of Economic Collectives in Honduran Communities: A Pre-SEZ Study

 

 

LiptonJonah Lipton, Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics

Project: ‘Ebola is the only work in Sierra Leone right now’: an ethnographic study of informal work, care, and family life in Freetown.

 

 

 

The 2014 Halperin awardees:

RissingAndrea L. Rissing, Emory University’s Anthropology Department

“Beginning Farmers and Agricultural Success in Iowan Sustainable Agriculture.”

 

 

Katie OrlemOrelmanski1anski, Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University

“Poster (Girl)Child: Gendered Education Projects in Rural Tanzania.”

 

 

Jilo2Samuel Dira Jilo, Department of Anthropology at Washington State University

“Resilience: Learning to save and ‘Producing Big’ among subsistence producers in Ethiopia.”

 

 

The 2013 Halperin Awardees:

jones_3Tristan Jones,
Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University

“Canada’s Mordor”: Indigenous Lives, Labor and Struggle in the Canadian Tar Sands”

 

Katin_3Nicole Katin
Department of Anthropology, Tulane University

“Ethnographic Study of conservation induced displacement in Núcleo Itariru, Southeastern Brazil

 

mckusick_3Caroline McKusick
Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis

Contested Airwaves: The Politics of Minority Media in Turkey

 

The 2012 Halperin Awardees:

Deniz Daser,
Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University.
“Living Work, Working Lives: Migrants and their Labor in New Orleans”.

Advisor: Rocio Magana.

 

Lauren A. Hayes,
Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona.
“Talking Proper”: Appalachian Women in the Workplace.

Advisors: Jennifer Roth-Gordon and James Greenberg.

 

Andrew Ofstehage
Department of Anthropology. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
“Development and Dispossession in Soylandia”.

Advisor: Rudolf Colloredo-Mansfeld.