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Department of Anthropology
The Johns Hopkins University
404 Macaulay Hall
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone 410-516-7272
Fax 410-516-6080




The Department of Anthropology is one of the few in the country that focuses exclusively on socio-cultural anthropology, one of the four traditional subfields of the discipline. The department has helped to lead debates on many of the issues that have shaped the field over the last thirty years. Our faculty has field research experience in the Americas, South Asia, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. We work on themes such as the everyday, the state, religion, media, and health, building on interdisciplinary dialogues across the humanities, social sciences, and health sciences. The Department offers a PhD program, a BA program for undergraduate majors, and courses for students coming from other majors such as public health and international studies.

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Click here for the full list of Hopkins faculty and graduate student papers to be presented at the December 2014 AAA annual meeting. We will highlight various Hopkins-led panels leading up to the event.  

Check out Juan Obarrio's new book The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique, published by the University of Chicago Press. 

Anand Pandian's book, Ayya's Accounts: A Ledger of Hope in Modern India, won second prize in the 2014 competition for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing.

The deadline to apply to the graduate program has been extended to December 25th.


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