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Graduate Program

Train in anthropological theory, using regional and cultural understanding to cross-cut problems, and ethnographic research methods conducted through intensive fieldwork.

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Faculty

Faculty explore themes such as the everyday, the state, religion, media, and health; focusing on the challenges of our own moment in history.

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Major in Anthropology

Undergraduate coursework introduces the methodologies and theories of anthropology through discussion and directed research.

Upcoming Events

Famine, War, and International Humanitarian Law

Please join us for an online panel discussion on¬†Thursday, April 25th, noon to 1pm, about famine, war, and international humanitarian law, details below. Please also help publicize the event by […]

News & Announcements

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7th Annual Sidney Mintz Fellowship Awardees

We are delighted to announce the awardees of the 7th annual Sidney Mintz Fellowship. Inaugurated in 2015, the Sydney Mintz Fellowship seeks to support graduate field and archival research that […]

In Memorium: Jane I. Guyer (1943-2024)

The Department of Anthropology mourns the loss of Professor Emerita Jane I. Guyer, who passed on at the age of 80 on January 17, 2024. Known widely for her original […]