The study of culture, biology, and society of humans and their nearest biological relatives, past and present.


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December 4, 2019

Have you ever used your teeth to open a tricky package of chips? Or had your hands so full that you use your mouth to hold something instead? You’re not alone—this behavior was practiced by both…

November 27, 2019

The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds. But an…

November 8, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg as well as her collaborators Qian Wang (Texas A&M University College of Dentistry), Qiang Zhao (Mercer University), and Luci Kohn (Soutern…

November 3, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Juno Parreñas, Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Department of Anthropology affiliate, who has been awarded the 2019…

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Karen Royce
Undergraduate Advisor for Anthropology
Anna Willow
Associate Professor
Shane Scaggs
NSF Graduate Research Fellow