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


Recent News

June 19, 2019
How do we understand the past? For the proto-urban site of Çatalhöyük, located in modern day Turkey, the answer is 25 years of excavation and post-excavation research. In a paper published in the…
June 5, 2019
In May 2019, Dr. Jeffrey Cohen traveled to the South Central University for Nationalities (SCUN) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. During his trip, Dr. Cohen signed a memo of understanding between…
May 29, 2019
During commencement on May 5, 2019, The Department of Anthropology was proud to see 49 of our students graduate from both undergraduate (MA and MS) and doctoral degrees.  We would like to take a…
May 14, 2019
The Department of Anthropology is excited to congratulate Dr. Nick Kawa on his receipt of a Post-PhD Research Grant from the Wenner Gren Foundation. These grants are awarded bi-annually to…

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