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Research Concentrations

In addition to receiving a broad yet thorough, grounding in the major subfields of anthropology, students also have the advantage of specialized instruction in one or more research orientations in which department faculty have substantial expertise.

Anthropology for Health and Environment 

Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology blends insights from medical anthropology and political ecology to offer students a holistic understanding of relationships among health, illness, poverty, development and the environment.

Biological Anthropology 

Biological Anthropology

The biological anthropology concentration within the graduate program is concerned with modern human biological diversity and the evolutionary history that has led to that diversity.

Archaelogical Anthropology 

Archaelogical Anthropology

The archaeology studies program concentrates on the study of past human societies using archaeological data collected in field and museum settings.