Past Halperin Awardees
The 2015 Halperin Awardees:
Project: Local Effects of Chinese -Funded Infrastructural Development on the Kenyan Coast
Project: Distributive and Concentrative Effects of Economic Collectives in Honduran Communities: A Pre-SEZ Study
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:
“Beginning Farmers and Agricultural Success in Iowan Sustainable Agriculture.”
Katie Orlemanski, Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University
“Poster (Girl)Child: Gendered Education Projects in Rural Tanzania.”
Samuel 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:
Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University
“Canada’s Mordor”: Indigenous Lives, Labor and Struggle in the Canadian Tar Sands”
Department of Anthropology, Tulane University
“Ethnographic Study of conservation induced displacement in Núcleo Itariru, Southeastern Brazil“
Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis
“Contested Airwaves: The Politics of Minority Media in Turkey“
The 2012 Halperin Awardees:
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.
Department of Anthropology. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
“Development and Dispossession in Soylandia”.
Advisor: Rudolf Colloredo-Mansfeld.