Anthropology Seniors Receive Rose Awards

Chris Chan and Akiva Sanders have been selected to receive 2014 Rose Awards for their Anthropology Senior Thesis projects. The Rose Award, administered by Penn's Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF), recognizes outstanding undergraduate research projects completed by graduating seniors under the supervision of a Penn faculty member. Chris' paper, "Disgust and the Human Ecology of Insect Consumption," was completed under the mentorship of Dr. Katherine Moore (Anthropology) and Dr. Paul Rozin (Psychology). Akiva's paper, "Fingerprints and the Organization of the Ceramic Industry Over Time at Tell Leilan: Gender and the State in Northern Mesopotamia during the Early and Middle Bronze Age," was completed under the mentorship of Dr. Lauren Ristvet (Anthropology). The Department extends its congratulations to Chris and Akiva and its thanks to the faculty advisors and others who supported them in their endeavors.