Discover the secrets of humanity

Delve into a captivating journey across archeology, cultural studies, linguistics, and biological anthropology. Gain unparalleled insights into the complexity and diversity of the human experience.

What is anthropology?
Artifacts in the anthropology museum
Academic majors and minors We offer a variety of degree options, including majors and minors.
Professor looks over student's sholder as she holds bone piece up in anthroplogy lab
Graduate programs Learn more about our graduate degree options, including an M.A. and Ph.D.
Female student look under microscope in anthropology lab
People Department faculty, students, alumni and staff are exceptional. Get to know the people who make it great.
Carolyn White on bike in the middle of the Black Rock Desert during Burning Man
Research The Department of Anthropology maintains an active portfolio of research opportunities, from Great Basin prehistory to the Ethnography of Burning Man.
Smoke purifying ceremony outdoors