Ben Krupp

 Ben Krupp

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
607 S Mathews Ave.
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801
Sociocultural Anthropology
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Ben is a third year PhD student in sociocultural anthropology studying under Dr. Jessica Greenberg. His current research project focusses on recreational practices and conceptions of the body in Moscow. 

Research Interests

  • Russia
  • Former Soviet Union
  • Anthropology of the Corporation
  • Anthropology of Sport
  • Medical Anthropology


  • BA in Russian Studies (Honors), European History, University of California: Santa Cruz

Distinctions / Awards

  • Honors in Russian Studies
  • Joseph B Casagrande Award for Anthropology Research


  • 2015-16 FLAS Fellowhship (REEEC)
  • 2016 Summer Research Fellowship - Anthropology Department
  • 2016-17 FLAS Fellowship (REEEC)
  • 2017 Summer FLAS Fellowship (REEEC)
  • 2017-18 FLAS Fellowship (CGS)
  • 2018 Summer Research Lab (REEEC)
  • 2019 Graduate College Dissertation Research Fellowship