Submitted by Toni Landis; last updated on 05/11/2017
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Anthropology has awarded graduate student Kevin Wamalwa the Arvin B. Weinstein Prize in Anthropology in recognition of his academic achievements. This award includes funds enabling him to conduct preliminary research in Kenya this summer for his project, "Scarred Memories: Personal Memory Violence and Practices of Naming in Mt. Elgon Region of Kenya."
Kevin is earning a dual degree in Anthropology and African Languages and Literature.