Academic Programs

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

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Learn more about deadlines and requirements for our Ph.D. program.

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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

  • Giving Day Runs March 8th and 9th
    Mark your calendars; Giving Day, brought to you by UConn Gives, will be running this week on March 8th and 9th! It is a great opportunity to support the Anthropology Department. Any donations, no matter how much, would be greatly appreciated. To give, visit our fundraising page here.

Upcoming Events

  1. Oct 12 InCHIP Lecture Series: Theresa S. Betancourt, ScD, MA, Boston College School of Social Work 12:30pm
  2. Nov 30 InCHIP Lecture Series: Leigh E. Szucs, Ph.D., CHES, Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 12:30pm
  3. Jan 25 InCHIP Lecture Series: Jim Downs, Ph.D., Gettysburg College 12:30pm
  4. Feb 29 InCHIP Lecture Series: Andrea Spaeth, Ph.D., Rutgers University 12:30pm
  5. Apr 18 InCHIP Lecture Series: Chelsea Singleton, Ph.D., Tulane 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.