Anthropology and Environment Society
Oral Presentation Session
Abstract: This panel features presentations by the 5 semi-finalists for the Anthropology and Environment Society (AES) 2019 Rappaport Student Prize competition. Each was invited to develop an article-length paper that is reviewed by an AES expert panel, judged for their originality, contribution to the field, and writing style appropriate to a journal manuscript for submission. One will be selected for the Rappaport Student Prize, which consists of a $1000 cash award, to be announced at the AES Business Meeting which will be held during the AAA meetings.The Rappaport Prize and Panel is part of an effort to improve the mentoring process for graduate students as they pursue AES related careers. Jessica Cattelino will provide discussant remarks.