Chip Colwell
Board Member , Directors

Chip Colwell (Ph.D., Indiana University) is the founding Editor-in-Chief of SAPIENS, the Wenner-Gren Foundation’s online magazine about anthropological research. From 2007–2020, he was the Senior Curator of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. He has written and edited 12 books, most recently Objects of Survivance: A Material History of American Indian Education (University Press of Colorado, with Lindsay M. Montgomery). He has received grants and fellowships from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Rockefeller Foundation, U.S. Fulbright Program, National Endowment for the Humanities, and National Science Foundation. His writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, and many other popular outlets.