Congratulations to OHMA Co-Director Amy Starecheski, Ph.D., recipient of the Will the Next Margaret Mead Please Stand Up? Award from popular anthropology publications SAPIENS and Allegra. Her winning piece, "The House Society on Avenue C," includes edited excerpts from her oral history interviews with New York City squatters on the Lower East Side.
To learn more about Amy's work, check out her book, Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City (2016), just released from University of Chicago Press. Congratulations, Amy!