UConn Anthropology has strong interest in fundamental issues pertaining to the intersections of human beings and the environment. Faculty and student research on environmental issues encompasses a broad range of concerns, including health, disease, climate change, environmental degradation, conservation, paleoenvironments, agriculture, biomarkers, ecophysiology, ecological and environmental justice, migration, natural disasters, sustainability, nonhuman species, and the anthropocene. The department offers a set of courses focused on environmental topics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.


Eleanor Ouimet, Assistant Professor


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