Welcome to the Department of Anthropology. Our department is a four-field department focusing on archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics. We offer undergraduate degrees in Anthropology, Linguistics, and Human Biology as well as graduate degrees (MA and PhD) in Anthropology. Our faculty members are internationally recognized scholars and educators.
News & Announcements
SEATS ARE STILL AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING CLASSES FOR SUMMER 2013!
Dr. Aaron Broadwell, with a UAlbany multidisciplinary research team, will develop a computer-based automated program to identify and interpret language metaphors as a means of understanding culture. The 60-month Robust Extraction of Metaphors in Novel Data (REMND) project is supported by a $5.5-million funding award from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the research arm of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
Anthropology's Spring 2013 Departmental Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 17, 2013 at 5:00pm in Page Hall on the Downtown Campus. A reception will precede the ceremony at 3:30 in the Page Hall Courtyard. Graduate check-in will begin at 3:15pm in the Levitt Room.