Anthropology includes archeology, cultural, linguistic and biological anthropology. Come learn more about the insights gleaned from this diverse field.

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Student advising

A message about anthropology advising during COVID-19: The Department of Anthropology is working at full steam (just remotely) and we are here for you! Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us regarding any questions, whether it is academic, or otherwise.

Degrees We offer a variety of degree options, including minor, major, master and doctoral studies. Come learn more about our programs.
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Research The Department of Anthropology maintains an active portfolio of research opportunities, from Great Basin prehistory to the Ethnography of Burning Man.
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People Department faculty, students, alumni and staff are exceptional. Get to know the people who make it great.
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