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Anthropology is the study of the biology, society, and culture of humans and their nearest biological relatives, past and present. Anthropologists focus on the nature and history of the human condition in all times and in all places, addressing a wide range of evolutionary and behavioral issues of interest to the social and biological sciences.

The Department of Anthropology at the Ohio State University offers educational and research opportunities through teaching and other activities in biological anthropology, archaeology, and cultural anthropology. Our empirical and scientific orientation emphasizes teaching and research in evolution, ecology, diet, adaptation, and health in past and living societies.


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Clark Spencer Larsen was interviewed for the latest Nati
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Lee Cronk

The Ohio State Department of Anthropology