Society Announces the 2018 Michael Cernea Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award

Society Announces the 2018 Michael Cernea Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award

The Society for Applied Anthropology is pleased to announce the results of the Competition for the Michael Cernea Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Awards for 2018. The winner is Daniel Joseph. He will receive a travel scholarship of $500 to offset the expenses of attending the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society in Philadelphia, PA, April 3-7, 2018.

Mr. Joseph will present his paper, We Are Stronger Than Hunger: Forced Migrants and Informal Economic Practices in Anse-À-Pitres, Haiti, on Friday, April 6. Mr. Joseph is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the University of Kentucky.

The Involuntary Resettlement Student Travel Award recognizes students in Anthropology and related social sciences interested in researching and writing about development-caused population displacement and involuntary resettlement.

Please contact the SfAA Office for additional information.  A more detailed biography of each of the awardees will be featured on the SfAA website (www.sfaa.net, click on “Awards”) in April.