Category Archives: The Great PhD Hunt

PhD Year One

I recently finished my first year of my PhD program in anthropology at Binghamton University. Now, I am course complete and working on bibliographies for my qualifying exams. This post is a look back over this year. Classes This year I have taken six courses, three each semester. Between August 26 and May 14, I […]

The Great PhD Hunt is Over!

I just wanted to post a quick note to say that the hunt is over! I will be starting the Anthropology doctoral program at Binghamton University, State University of New York this Fall. It has been a great journey and I amĀ ecstaticĀ to be heading back to school. I want to say thank you to all […]

@Sweden / I’m Not Fickle, Honest

When I started my master’s thesis, I chose to work with Muslim-Americans, not because I have an undying fascination with Muslim-American culture, but because I thought that they would be an easy group in which to observe everyday acts of identity practice. After 9/11, my study population were forced to put identity work to the […]

Great PhD Hunt Update

It’s Spring Break! One of the best benefits of working in academia is the joy of being on the academic calendar for breaks. Luckily this year, I do not have any projects that need to be done over the break; so I get to have some time off. For me, this means focusing on doctoral […]

The Great PhD Hunt 2012

As the new year is now into full swing, I have begun the Great PhD Hunt of 2012. I have reviewed the website of every doctoral program in Anthropology in the U.S. (based on the AAA eGuide) and created a Google map to catalog my progress. View Doctoral Programs in a larger map Pins: Red […]