Anthropology is the study of humans.
Anthropology, like its object of study, is complicated and fascinating.
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.
News and Events
American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 29 - Sunday, December 3, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. The 2017 Annual Meeting will focus on why Anthropology Matters! With more than 750 sensational sessions, the Annual Meeting will surely provide unique opportunities to connect, collaborate, and contribute to the advancement of anthropology.
Anthropology Students at the Field Museum in Chicago
This November, a group of Notre Dame Anthropology undergraduate and graduate students joined a weekend opportunity to visit the Field Museum with Professor Mark Golitko and Professor Rahul Oka. The Department of Anthropology is delighted that our Anthropology Majors and Minors can continue to share direct experiences with our faculty as part of the close longstanding relationship between our two institutions.
Anthropology Alumna's Book Heads to International Space Station!
Read more in the Columbus Dispatch
The Graduate Students are happy to announce an Anthropology Mentorship Program helping to advise students as they move through their undergraduate degrees.