Category: awards

Archaeology majors and PhD student awarded prestigious BU Humanities Center awards

The BU Center for the Humanities Executive Committee selected four Archaeology majors and one Archaeology PhD student to receive the prestigious awards. Regina Isidro Campos (CAS’22) and Priya Patel (CAS’22) received the Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award. Yarden Tsfoni (CAS’22) received the Robert E. Yellin Award. Guzin Erin (GRS’21) received an Edwin S. and Ruth […]

Emily Johnson (CAS’17) recipient of NSF Fellowship

Good news! Our 2017 BA grad Emily Johnson (now a PhD student at UC Santa Barbara, https://www.anth.ucsb.edu/people/emily-johnson) is the recipient of a 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (https://www.nsfgrfp.org)!!  They only awarded 7 in archaeology this year, nationwide, so it’s intensely competitive. The fellowship funds three years of her graduate research. Congratulations Emily!

David Carballo recipient of Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant

David Carballo will receive $10,000 to lead a community-engaged archaeology project with youth living near the ancient city of Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities of the pre-Columbian Americas. A heavily visited tourist destination and iconic national treasure, Teotihuacan is nonetheless threatened by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Carballo and colleagues, including artist Pedro Cahuantzi […]

Curtis Runnels elected to the Board of Overseers of the Gennadius Library and recipient of the Gennadius Prize

27 January 2010 NEWS Curtis Runnels (Professor of Archaeology, Anthropology, and Classical Studies) has received two honors. He has been elected to the Board of Overseers of the Gennadius Library in Athens, Greece. The Gennadius Library is part of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Founded in 1881, the School supports research and […]

Katie Berlin awarded the Andrew Sherratt Fund

Katie Berlin (GRS’21) received an award from the Andrew Sherratt Fund at the University of Sheffield to fund her research in Greece this summer!  The award is to support graduate students doing archaeological research in Old World Prehistory.  Congratulations Katie! https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/archaeology/research/andrew-sherratt-fund

Sydney Hunter awarded Fulbright Scholarship

Sydney Hunter (CAS’19) Archaeology Senior, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship to attend the University of Liverpool for a Master’s of Arts in Archaeology. At Liverpool, she’ll be taking classes on the archaeology of the Near East and various materials analyses, emphasis on archaeobotany for the MA thesis work. Sydney will be conducting research […]