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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Teaching and Mentoring Awards

In the Department of Anthropology, TEN faculty members have received TWELVE awards in recognition from their students and peers for outstanding contributions to undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.

Christyann Darwent—UC Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (2020)
Marisol de la Cadena—UC Davis Graduate Studies Distinguished Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Mentorship Award (2018)
Joe Dumit—Medical Anthropology Student Association Graduate Student Mentor Award (2008)
Lynne Isbell—UC Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Graduate and Professional Teaching Award (2010)
Suad Joseph (emerita)—UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement (2014); Pro Femina Research Consortium, Outstanding Mentor Award (1997)
Henry McHenry (emeritus)—UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement (2000)
Peter Rodman (emeritus)—UC Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (2001); Consortium for Women and Research Graduate Mentorship Award (1998)
Smriti Srinivas—UC Davis Graduate Studies Distinguished Graduate and Postdoctoral Scholar Mentorship Award (2020)
Teresa Steele—UC Davis Graduate Program Advising and Mentoring Award (2020)
Nicolas Zwyns—UC Davis Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring (2016)