John L. and Jean Comaroff To Speak on the "New South Africa" at Amherst College April 24

Amherst College Senior Zachary Yorke Awarded Watson Fellowship

March 27, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Sociologist Ira Silver '91 To Speak on “Urban Crises” at Amherst College Dec. 8

November 28, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Senior Nicholas Soltman Named Junior Fellow of American Academy of Political and Social Science

December 28, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417
AMHERST, Mass.—The American Academy of Political and Social Science has named Nicholas C. Soltman, a senior anthropology major at Amherst College, a 2006 Junior Fellow of the academy. A resident of Tarzana, Calif., Soltman is the son of Harriet Cooper (New York, NY) and Neil Soltman (Philadelphia, PA). Soltman will now submit a paper submission for the undergraduate research award.

Amherst Professor Deborah Gewertz Receives National Science Foundation Grant for Research on Fats

September 16, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Deborah Gewertz, the G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College, and her colleague Frederick Errington from Trinity College (Hartford), have received a grant of $99,961 from the National Science Foundation to support their research on the burgeoning trade in fatty meats-and the growth in obesity-in the developing world.

Amherst College Anthropology Professor Deborah Gewertz is Author of New Book

November 24, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Anthropologist Deborah Gewertz To Give Foster Lecture at Southern Methodist University

March 30, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Deborah Gewertz, the G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology at Amherst College, will give the 8th annual George and Mary Foster Lecture in Cultural Anthropology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas on Monday, April 9. Gewertz will discuss “Excusing the Haves and Blaming the Have-Nots in Jared Diamond’s Histories.”

Anthropologist Wade Davis Speaks at Amherst College April 18

March 30, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

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