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
Dr. Rosenswig recently won a $290,000 grant to survey the Soconusco region of Mexico using sophisticated aerial LIDAR to detect previously unknown sites.
Dr. Louise Burkhart, Professor and Chair in the Department of Anthropology, received the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference's Harold Grimm Prize for her essay, "The 'Little Doctrine' and Indigenous Catechesis in New Spain,"Hispanic American Historical Review 94, no. 2 (2014).
Dr. Elise Andaya received an Honorable Mention from the The Association for Feminist Anthropology. The Michelle Z. Rosaldo Prize, is a new honor in our field. Michelle Z. Rosaldo was one of the earliest theorists in feminist anthropology.