Student and year of award

Post-PhD destination

Leisured Colonialism: archives, objects, and family ties in the Keith-Falconer collection at the University of Aberdeen, 1873-1945 Kirsty Kernohan Teaching Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Aberdeen
Phenomenological and historical premises of human-animal relations in droving and herding activities in the Scottish Highlands and Brazilian Pampa Joao Canto Loguercio
Negotiating contested landscapes: The lupin controversy in Iceland Anna Kuprian
The Pomory: Dimensions of Contested Identity on the White Sea Coast Natalie Wahnsiedler, 2020  
Continuing the Hunt: Environmental Change, Ecological Knowledge and Provision in Wemindji, Northern Quebec Gioia Barnbrook, 2020  
'True Island Type Ponies': Landscape, Domestication, and Home in Shetland Catherine Munro, 2020  
Through These Walls: Steps to an Anthropology of the Limit Paolo Maccagno, 2019  
Medicinal Plants in Unfolding Relations: A Conversation with Traditional and Biomedical Health Practitioners, Lay People, and Scientists in the Bolivian Andes Alexandra Falter, 2019  
Speaking for the Caribou: Traditional Knowledge, Resilience, and Environmental Change in the Yukon Territory Erin Consiglio, 2019  
An object-biographical investigation of the Northwest Coast American collections at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery. Christopher Martin, 2019 Curator, Glenesk Museum
"You gotta sing to it!": music in human-animal relations among Northern Athabascans Tamara Ranspot, 2019 Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen
Cultivating salmon. Human-fish relations in Bethel, Alaska Paula Schiefer, 2019  

Stories, storytellers, and the worlds they enact in the telling: pluralist pragmatic epistemology in the Bolivian Amazon

Chuck Sturtevant, 2019  
Crafting lives in Brussels: making and mobility on the margins Christine Moderbacher, 2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany.
Building with the quake: earthquake and reconstruction in L’Aquila Enrico Marcore, 2019  
Art, craft, and the Sámi reflections on Sámi Duodji in Kautokeino through an apprenticeship experience Gyorgy Henyei Neto, 2018  

‘The first animal to disappear will be the artisanal fisher’. Fishing, Knowing and ‘Managing’ the Valdés Peninsula.

Francesca Marin, 2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD)
Sketching the human self: A synthesis of insights gained by heeding the experience of breath and voice Shomik Mukerjee, 2018  
Knowledge dynamics and protected predators in south-central Chile Pelayo Benevides, 2018 Assistant Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Beyond objects: an anthropological dialogue with design

Mike Anusas, 2018 Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Hunting and herding in the Saian Mountains of South Siberia Alexander Oehler, 2017 Assistant Professor, University of Northern British Columbia
The ground beneath the palace: spirits and landscapes in Buddhist Ladakh Callum Pearce, 2017 Teaching Fellow, University of Aberdeen
The lure of pedogenesis: An anthropological foray into making urban soils in contemporary France Germain Meulemans, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre Alexandre Koyré for the History and Philosophy of Science

Health promotion measures in Iceland. Individual responsibility, state intervention and the future of the 'Nation' Serena Di Genova, 2017  
In the making: an anthropological study of how materials become works of art Marc Higgin, 2017 Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen
Playing with things Graeme Wilson, 2017 Archaeologist, EASE Archaeology
Islam in the West: Albanian Muslims in Australia Sharon Ahmeti, 2017  
‘You never go hungry’: Fish pluralities, human-fish relationships, indigenous legal orders and colonialism in Paulatuuq, Canada Zoe Todd, 2016

Assistant Professor, Carleton University

Making productive land utility, encounter, and oil sands reclamation in northeastern Alberta, Canada Tara Joly, 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan

Being between beings: Soiot herder-hunters in a sacred landscape

Alexander Oehler, 2016 Assistant Professor, University of Northern British Columbia
From Marshes to Reclamation: there and back again. Contested nature, memories and practices in two wetlands of Agro Pontino, Italy Paolo Gruppuso, 2016 Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science
Spree: Shetland’s epistemological tradition of music making Rodrigo Ferrari-Nunes, 2016  
Working between art and forestry, towards an ecology of practices Jennifer Clarke, 2016

Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen

Anthropology in the wind. People, power and environment in Caithness, Scotland Louise Senior, 2015

Lecturer, Highland College

'We are the mother of the Arabs': Articulating Syriac Christian selfhood in Bethlehem

Mark Calder, 2015

Research Associate, School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University

Across the Khunjerab Pass: A rhizomatic ethnography along the Karakoram Highway, between Xinjiang (China) and Pakistan Alessandro Rippa, 2015

Research Fellow, Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich

On the wing: Exploring human-bird relationships in falconry Sara Schroer, 2014 Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen
Maamaahtaaukaschitaau Iinuu: resourceful people: Technology and material culture of the Mistissini Cree in Northern Quebec Francois Guindon (joint with Archaeology), 2013 Managing Director of Archeo-Mamu Cote-Nord, Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Canada

Re-thinking environmental knowledge through an anthropological approach to people’s understanding of the forest in Vanuatu

Candice Roze, 2013 Language teacher at CIEL Institute of European languages, Taipei, Taiwan

From decoding to enacting: An ethnographic study of the social relations at exhibition sites

Nail Farkhatdinov, 2013

Senior Research Fellow: Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, National Research University, Moscow

In the forest, field and studio: art/ making/ methodology and the more-than-written in the rendering of place

Amanda Thomson (joint, UHI), 2013

Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art

Sweet dreams rocking Viking boats: Biocultural animic perspectivism through Nordic seamanship

Cesar Giraldo Herrera, 2013

Research Fellow, University of Oxford, Somerville College, Victoria Maltby Junior Research Fellow

Never alone: Narratives of spirits in an Alaskan Yup’ik community

Katrin Simon-Sakurai, 2013

Post Doctoral Reasearch Fellow, University of Laval, Canada

Environments of loss, disempowerment and distrust: Alutiiq stories of the aftermath of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill

Irena Connon, 2013

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Dundee

Living taiga memories: How landscape creates remembering among Evenkis in the North Baikal, Siberia.

Veronika Simonova, 2013

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, European University at St Petersburg, Russia

Khanna bardyng? = Where are you going?: Rural-urban connections and the fluidity of communicative practices among Sakha-Russian speakers

Jenanne Ferguson, 2013

Assistant Professor, University of Nevada

Vepsian language: Speaking and writing heritage language in villages and cities

Laura Siragusa, 2012

Research Fellow, University of Tartu, Estonia

Tradition in the making: The life and work of Tokyo craftsmen

Robert Pontsioen, 2012

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

The drawing lacuna: A reconfiguration of ethnographic enquiry through drawing-as-process

Elizabeth Hodson, 2012

Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Aberdeen

Encountering depths across surfaces: Time and space in archaeology

Cristián Simonetti, 2012

Assistant Professor, Catholic University, Chile

'It is windier nowadays': Coastal livelihoods and changing weather in Qeqertarsuaq

Pelle Tejsner, 2012

Assistant Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

'Working the ground': Labour, environment and techniques at sea in Scotland

Penny Howard, 2012

Research Policy Coordinator, Maritime Union of Australia

Fish, bread and sand: Resources of belonging in a Russian coastal village

Maria Nakhshina, 2011

Post Doctoral Fellow/Research Administrator, University of Aberdeen

Things of use, things of life: Coordinating lives through material practices of northwest Alaska.

Amber Lincoln, 2011

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Alaska Fairbanks

People on the Move: Development Projects and Use of Landscape by Northern Baikal Reindeer Herders, Hunters and Fishers.

Vladimir Davydov, 2011

Senior Researcher in the

Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology, Russion Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg.

Becoming Friends of the Earth: An anthropology of global environmentalism

Caroline Gatt, 2011

2011/12 Sociological Review Fellowship,

Keele University

Nammeq: Personal autonomy and everyday communication in East Greenland

Sophie Elixhauser. 2011

Research Fellow at the Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Augsburg, Germany

Bringing stone circles into being: Practices in the long 19th century and their influence on current understandings of stone circles in north east Scotland (abstract)

Elizabeth Curtis, 2011

Lecturer, School of Education, University of Aberdeen

Becoming related: The performance of ‘savagery’ and sociality in 17th century New France

Darrin Russell, 2011


‘You have to love it’: pedagogy and literacy with Teetl’it Gwich’in (abstract)

Peter Loovers, 2011

RAI Fellowship in Urgent Anthropology, Goldsmiths College London

An Argument of Images Through A Symbolist Lens: Public & Private Experiences of Craft Worlds in North-East Scotland

Kathryn Harriman, 2011

Book Reviews Editor (UK/Europe), Visual Anthropology Review  

Managing Editor (Culture), Versita

Thinking like a river: An anthropology of water and its uses along the Kemi River, northern Finland


Franz Krause, 2010

Post-doctoral Research Assistant, Countryside and Community Research Institute, University of Gloucester.

Negotiating Belonging: Ritual, Performance and Buriat National Culture in Pribaikal’e, Southern Siberia

Joseph Long, 2010

Post-doctoral fellowship, Siberian Studies Centre, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle.

EU Integration as Reconfiguration of Value: Work and Resourcefulness in the Southern Carpathian Mountains of Romania

Katy Fox, 2010

Founder, Catalyst/Designer at CELL Centre for Ecological Learning, Luxembourg

The Migration of Scots to Québec: Montreal's Scottish Public Community and the Formation of Identities, from the 18th to the 21st Century.

Catherine Bourbeau, 2010


Sociality of Dance: Eskimo Dance among Yupiget on St. Lawrence Island and Iñupiat in Barrow, Alaska  

Hiroko Ikuta, 2010

Postdoctoral Dickey Fellowship, Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, USA)

Thinking, building, dwelling. Examining Earthships in Taos and Fife.

Rachel Harkness, 2009

Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh

Leaving Footprints in the Taiga: Enacted and Emplaced Power and Luck among Orochen-Evenki of the Zabaikal Region in East Siberia (abstract)

Donatas Brandisauskas, 2009

Post-doctoral Fellow, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Towards an anthropology in life: The astrological architecture of Zanadroandrena Land in West Bezanozano, Madagascar (abstract)

Christel Mattheeuws, 2009


Fishing for Souls: Faith and Community in a Moray Fishing Village.

Carolyn Burchill, 2008


Experiencing the lifeworld of Druids: a cultural phenomenology of perception

Thorsten Gieser, 2008

Lecturer in Ethnology at the University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany

Walking the land, feeding the fire. Becoming and being knowledgeable among the Tlicho Dene (abstract)

Allice Legat, 2007

 Post Doctoral Fellow, Trent University, Canada

"Ever against the wind..." Lifescapes and environmental perception among Sámi reindeer tenders in Västerbotten, Sweden (abstract)

Anna Järpe, 2007


Knowing caribou: Inuit, ecological science and traditional ecological knowledge in the Canadian Arctic (abstract)

Peter Bates, 2006

Research Consultant, Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems Programme, UNESCO, Paris.

Towards a Theory of Notation as a Thinking Tool (abstract)

Raymond Lucas, 2006

Research Fellow, Dept of Architecture, University of Strathclyde.

To a Different Canoe: A Study of Cultural Pragmatics and Continuity - (abstract)

Mark Ebert, 2006

Lab Instructor and Sessional Instructor, Department of Anthropology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Fishing the Past, Managing the Future: Crisis and Change in Shetland Fisheries

Alyson Ramsay, 2006


Post Colonial Gender Relations in Greenland

Karla Williamson, 2006

Research Coordinator, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Canada

Inuit perception, knowledge and use of the sea in Arviat, Nunavut

Martina Tyrrell, 2005

Lecturer in Nature, Society and Development, Dept of Geography, University of Reading.

Readiness and skill in an Arctic environment: procurement, distribution and game playing

Kerrie Ann Shannon, 2003

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks