Congratulations to Shannon Lee Dawdy who has been named a 2010 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.  Shannon is a December 2003 graduate of the Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Her work combines archaeological scholarship with historical preservation to reveal the dynamics of intellectual and social life in New Orleans from its establishment as a French colony to the present day. View link for additional information.