- 2013 Boyer Prize awarded by the Society for Psychological Anthropology to John Borneman for his
2011 article “Daydreaming, Intimacy, and the Intersubjective Third in Fieldwork Encounters in Syria,” American Ethnologist 38 (2):234-248.
- 2012 Anthropology and the Environment Section award to Shaylih Muehlmann for her May 2012 article,
“Rhizomes and other uncountables: The malaise of enumeration in Mexico’s Colorado River Delta, ” American Ethnologist 39 (2):339-353. Here is an interview about Muehlmann’s article.
- 2012 General Anthropology Division Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship awarded to Rheana Parreñas for her November 2012 article, “Producing Affect: Transnational Volunteerism in a Malaysian Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, ” American Ethnologist 39 (4):673–687.
- 2012 Runner-up for General Anthropology Division Prize for Exemplary Cross-Field Scholarship was Duana Fullwiley, for her November 2010 article, “Revaluating Genetic Causation: Biology, Economy,and Kinship in Dakar, Senegal, ” American Ethnologist 37 (4):638–661.
Through a glass window in a West Coast zoo, a volunteer caretaker interacts with a male orangutan while he finishes eating his morning greens. Photo by Pedro Diaz.