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Haslam Post-doctoral Fellowship Program

The Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established through a generous donation by the Jimmy and Dee Haslam family and received its first fellow in 2011. The doctoral position provides support for a motivated scholar to plan and execute research using the Department of Anthropology resources, primarily the Anthropological Research Facility and/or the extensive collection of donated and documented skeletons of modern Americans. Teaching opportunities may also be available, if desired.  Additional funds, such as the Bass Endowment, may be used to support an individual’s research.

For further inquiries regarding the Haslam Postdoctoral Fellowship please contact  Dawnie Steadman.

Haslam Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Michael Kenyhercz (2014-2016)
  • Bridget Algee-Hewitt (2011-2013)

The FAC is now hiring a new Haslam Post-doc!

The Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee, invites applications for the Haslam Forensic Anthropology Postdoctoral Fellowship program. It provides support for a motivated scholar to execute novel research utilizing the rich resources of the Forensic Anthropology Center. Salary is $50,000 and up to $10,000 will be available to support research each year of the two-year term.  Appointment may begin as early as February 2017. Inquiries should be made to FAC Director, Dr. Dawnie Steadman.

Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, description of research to be conducted, any current grant proposals, examples of recent publications, and names of three references to


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