Who we are

The faculty in our department conduct research on the four major components of our field: archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and physical anthropology. Their work appears regularly in leading journals such as Current Anthropology, PNAS, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, American Antiquity, American Anthropologist, Language, and many others. Our faculty have also authored highly regarded books with a variety of prestigious university presses. They conduct funded research in numerous field settings around the world. In addition, our department is comprised of many excellent students who are in some cases assisting faculty with their research. Many of our current students and alumni have had fieldwork opportunities with faculty in various international sites.