Anthropology

Departmental Highlights

  • Internationally recognized faculty offer strong preparation for living and working in a rapidly globalizing world, and for understanding who we are and from where we have come.
  • Undergraduate students have opportunities to be involved in faculty research in diverse locales.
  • Faculty specialization in both archaeology and cultural anthropology, courses are also offered in physical anthropology and linguistics.
  • Strengths in the anthropological study of health/medicine, migration, gender, development, and globalization.
  • An archaeological field school at Fort Burgwin near Taos, New Mexico.
  • Courses cover virtually all the peoples of the world and address important contemporary global issues.
  • Opportunities for internships in diverse settings.
  • Student Anthropology Club and Lambda Alpha (National Honorary Society) organize programs for students.