Students at the Belize Archaeology Field Program
Dr. Glenn and students observing monkeys at La Selva, Costa Rica
Mona monkey skull used in teaching and research
Specimen from the skeletal collections at our labs
Spider monkeys at La Selva, Costa Rica
Study abroad in Tibet
Former student Alisha Gaskins completing a facial reconstruction
Melinda Salisbury and Laura Monterrosa measuring pit depth at San Nicolas
small Aten Temple-Tell el Amarna
Former Graduate student Lindsay Magnuson tracking monkeys in West Africa
Erin Wheelis making peanut butter, Bolivia Peace Corps
Dai Suan xian ceremony
Anthropology students immersed in the Grenadian culture
Howling monkeys at La Selva, Costa Rica
Students in San Jose, Costa Rica, at the end of the Costa Rica Primate Field Program
Students at the Costa Rica Primate Field Program
Dr. Cortes-Rincon and students at the Belize Archaeology Field Program
Students observing monkeys at La Selva, Costa Rica
Once you’ve developed your fundamental skills, you’ll have the opportunity to focus on the subjects that interest you most by specializing in one of the following five areas:
Archaeological Anthropology: Uncovering and interpreting humanity’s history and evolution by unearthing and analyzing historical remains.
Cultural Anthropology: Investigating ways humans organize themselves, what constitutes meaning and value, and how material and intellectual resources are allocated.
Linguistic Anthropology: Examining the history, evolution, and internal structure of human languages, and considering the relationship between language and culture.
Biological Anthropology: Tracing the biological origins, evolution and genetic variation of humankind; studying the fossil record and current-day remains of humans (forensic anthropology); and surveying the diversity and adaptations of non-human primates (primatology).
Applied Anthropology: Incorporating skills from anthropological disciplines to solve practical problems in fields such as development, healthcare, medical anthropology, education, business and advertising.