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.
News and Events
Senior Reception May 18th, McKenna Hall 10am-12pm
Professor David Hernández Awarded Three Fellowships
University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor David Hernández recently received a trio of research awards: a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), a Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and a fellowship from Harvard’s Loeb Classical Library Foundation. Read More >
Meet Anthropology Major Sarah McGough
“I wanted to learn how to think and to challenge my beliefs and to learn about the world, and then learn how to engage that world when I got out of college—that’s what anthropology does,” Read More >
Announcing New Ph.D. Program in Anthropology!
We are delighted to announce a new Ph.D. in anthropology,
focusing on integrative anthropology. Read More >