On July 1, 2019, the American Ethnologist will welcome Stacy Pigg (Simon Fraser U) and Michael Hathaway (Simon Fraser U) as co-editors of American Ethnologist, succeeding Niko Besnier (U Amsterdam). The first issue of the journal for which they will be responsible is February 2020. Niko Besnier is responsible for all four issues of 2019. Decisions made by the current editor will be honored by the new editorial team.
Michael Hathaway, alum, received his PhD from Michigan Anthropology in 2007.