Anthropology is the study of humans.
Anthropologists want to know everything about our species, from its earliest origins to its complex present, and use every tool and question we can think of to understand our embodied, social nature.
Anthropology, like its object of study, is complicated and fascinating.
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Student Intern Explores Human History
Junior anthropology major Rebecca Mayus studied this summer at the Lower North Shore of Quebec. Read More
Smithsonian Intern Researches 11,000 Yr. Old Site
Senior anthropology major Debra Smetana spent this summer working at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum's Archaeobiology Lab. Read More