Anthropology students win 2018 Lambda Alpha Awards

Crystal Riley Koenig and Yi-Ling Lin, graduate students in anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, have been recognized with 2018 academic excellence awards from the Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honor Society.

Koenig received first place in the graduate paper competition for an article on “Primate Documentaries: A Historical Analysis of Subgenres, Accuracy, and Impact.”

Lin will use her award to support summer fieldwork on the environmental consequence of bronze production during the Shang Dynasty in Anyang, China.

Sarah Burack, an undergraduate majoring in anthropology, also earned an honorable mention in the best paper competition.



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