Dr. Erin Vogel selected for Presidential Award for 2022-23
Dr. Erin Vogel was granted the Presidential Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award for 2022-23. The award honors tenured faculty members whose breadth of academic portfolios reflect outstanding research, scholarship, or creative work, as well as truly outstanding contributions to teaching along with extensive service to the Rutgers community and beyond.
Dr. Robert Scott Given SAS Special Award for Pandemic Pedagogy
Professor Robert Scott has served as the Anthropology Department's Undergraduate Program Director for almost seven years. As the COVID crisis unfolded, he helped to develop contingency online teaching plans and individually coached and encouraged many faculty members.
Festschrift in honor of Robin Fox has been published
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Erin Vogel, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, is co-director of the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station
Erin Vogel, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, is co-director of the Tuanan Orangutan Research Station. The Tuanan team is currently fighting fires at the station and surrounding forest that are a result of El Niño and small scale fires that have spread throughout the region of Central Kalimantan. Read more about the fires in Indonesia here. Professor Vogel's work on orangutan diet and conservation was recently highlighted in Scientific American.
Lee Cronk's research with The Human Genorosity Project was recently featured in High Country News
Lee Cronk's research with The Human Genorosity Project was recently featured in High Country News, a magazine for those living in the Rocky Mountain region. Dr. Cronk is mentioned as well as graduate student Dennis Sonkoi. Read the article, Why Being a Good Neighbor is a Good Idea.
Professor Angelique Haugerud's interview on NPR's Leonard Lopate Show
Listen to Professor Angelique Haugerud's interview on NPR's Leonard Lopate Show, Primary Emotions: How Frustration Generates Satire and Political Protest. Haugerud talks about her book, No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America and what her research reveals about protests and the current election cycle.
Professor Erin Vogel was awarded the 2017 Rutgers Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research
Professor Erin Vogel was awarded the 2017 Rutgers Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research and was also named as a Henry Rutgers Term Chair Professor (2017-2022).
Professor Erin Vogel received a 3-year research grant from the National Science Foundation (2017-2020) titled “Coping with a challenging environment: a holistic approach to
nutritional immunology in wild Bornean orangutans”. The goal of this project is to understand how nutritional strategy modulates immune function in response to natural variation in nutrient availability in one of our closest living relatives, orangutans.
Professor Erin Vogel received a 2-year research grant from the L.S.B. Leakey Foundation (2017-2019) focusing on nutritional immunology in wild Bornean orangutans.
Professor Robert Scott has been awarded a 3-year Senior Research Grant
Professor Robert Scott has been awarded a 3-year Senior Research Grant from the National Science Foundation titled "Collaborative Research: Experimental Assessment of Dental Micro-wear Formation”. His research team will conduct experiments designed to evaluate how patterns of microscopic damage in teeth that result from foods of varying mechanical properties should be interpreted to reconstruct diet in fossil humans.