Our faculty share an interest in the holistic study of humans and a curiosity about the varieties of human experience. We believe that such an understanding forms an integral part of an undergraduate liberal education, and that the application of insights gained from such an understanding will contribute critical elements to the solution of contemporary medical, social, economic, and political problems. Our Department works across several broad areas of concentration, including Cultural Anthropology; Experimental Anthropology; Human Rights; Medical Anthropology; New World Archaeology; and Old World Archaeology. Our area strengths include Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and Southwest Asia. Our faculty has also worked in Europe, South and Southeast Asia, and Oceania. We offer extensive expertise in many research methods in ethnology and archaeology. Our Department is part of The Higher Education Opportunities Act. If you would like to support the Anthropology Department, please visit College of Liberal arts and Sciences.
We offer several courses over Summer Sessions 1 & 2. Including W-courses. For a list of the full schedule have a look here. Our W-courses fulfill multiple requirements, and are listed right here. Sign-up begins March 25th. We strongly advice you to sign up early as we have limited seats.[Read More]
Reccent UConn Anthro alumna Dr. Jacquelin Meier is part of a research project investigating the expanded diet of Neanderthals.[Read More]
Prof. Elle Ouimet is co-editor of the excellent ‘Handbook of Environmental Anthropology’, which just came out in paperback. To celebrate, we made her answer some tough questions for those who may not be entirely sure what an environmental anthropologist does![Read More]
In this month’s Cognitive Science Colloquium, we are happy to host our very own Professor Richard Wilson.[Read More]
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