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We offer general education and specialized training in the field of anthropology. Learn more about our programs below.

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Anthropology Major

Our major covers relevant, insightful topics and pairs well with many fields of study.

Major Requirements

Research Strength. Global Impact.

Our faculty members have research strengths in several areas of study. They are also actively involved in research projects at field sites around the world.

Browse a map of locations where UConn anthropology researchers work across the globe.

News and Events

Department News

  • Kelly Ruesta featured on Indie Major!
    Kelly Ruesta, an individualized major who has taken multiple Anthropology classes — and who was in the first cohort of the department’s Research Apprenticeship Program (formerly Research MASTER Program), was recently featured in a new podcast called Indie Major! Indie Major is a podcast dedicated to the stories and visions of individualized majors at UConn, […]
  • Anthropology Club at the Involvement Fair
    On Wednesday, 2/7, the officers of Anthropology Club represented their club at the Spring Involvement Fair! Anthropology Club meets every Monday in Beach Hall 447A from 6pm-7pm. To sign up for email notifications and join Anthropology Club, check out this link!
  • Upcoming Event: Anthropology Club Movie Night!
    The UConn Anthropology Club will be hosting a movie night this Monday, January 29th at 6pm in Beach 443! We will be watching a documentary Prof. Seraphin has worked on, The Women They Are Carrying Fire – Pa’asik`tavaansas Kuniktáamvunatih. This will be accompanied by a Q&A session at the end of the documentary. All are […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Feb 29 InCHIP Lecture Series: Andrea Spaeth, Ph.D., Rutgers University 12:30pm
  2. Apr 4 InCHIP Lecture Series: Morissa Henn, DrPH, Associate Commissioner, NH Department of Health and Human Services 12:30pm
  3. Apr 18 InCHIP Lecture Series: Chelsea Singleton, Ph.D., Tulane University 12:30pm
  4. Apr 25 InCHIP Lecture Series: Chiara Sabina, Ph.D., Rutgers University 12:30pm
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The UConn Department of Anthropology studies the diversity of human experience across time and space.

Our faculty share an interest in the holistic study of humans and a curiosity about the varieties of human experience. Together we offer students valuable insights into the past, contemporary, and future world and the challenges we face today.