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The Department Chair is Professor Christopher Beekman.   Dr. Beekman is responsible for the academic and fiscal management of the department. He can be reached at 303-556-6040. His e-mail address is

The Department's Program Assistant is Connie Turner. She can answer most of your questions related to the anthropology program. You can reach her by calling 303-556-3554 or e-mail at

The Department's Graduate Director is Professor Charles Musiba. Dr. Stone is responsible for administering the graduate program, which includes managing applications for admission, tuition assistance and teaching assistantships. She can also help you with general questions about the graduate program, or can direct your inquiries to the appropriate faculty member. He can be reached by calling 303-556-6082 or by e-mail at We maintain a special site for our graduate program.

The Undergraduate Program Advisor is Professor John Brett. Dr. Brett can answer questions related to major and minor requirements, transfer issues, the honors program and graduation. He can be reached by calling 303-556-8497 or by e-mail at Be sure to check out the advising portion of our Web site.

If you are looking for a particular faculty member, go to the faculty directory.


We are located on the second floor of the Administration Building, Suite 270, which is on the far western side of the Auraria campus. If you know Denver's light rail system, our offices are directly to the north of the "Auraria West" stop (C-line). Click here for a map.


Mailing address (U.S. Mail):

Department of Anthropology
Campus Box 103
University of Colorado-Denver
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

For express mail services (Federal Express, etc.):

Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado Denver
1201 5th St., Suite 270
Denver, CO 80204

Main telephone number: 303-556-3554

Department fax number: 303-556-8501