Anthropology

Anthropologists can help change the world. We do this, in part, by making sure our graduates are prepared with the skills and experiences they will need for a broad spectrum of careers. In Anthropology, you will work on global problems in interdisciplinary teams. You can participate in summer field schools around the world, study abroad, and do other hands-on research. We are committed to exploring human diversity across time and space.  We invite you to join us!

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 28
Purdue Anthropological Society (P.A.S.T.) Office Open House. Everyone is welcome!
7PM, Beering 1232

Wednesday, September 28 and 29th
Ecological Sciences and Engineering Symposium

Wednesday, October 5th
Brown Bag Lecture Series
Conversations: Saftey in the Field, by Annagul Yaryeva
11:30-12:20, STON 154

Saturday, October 1, 9am - 5pm & Sunday, October 2, 9am - 4pm
Feast of the Hunters' Moon
Historic Fort Ouiatenon Park

Latest News

9/27/2016 - Prof. Sherylyn Briller and Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Wirtz are featured in Anthropology News for developing a course where technology students learn to apply anthropological principles to develop design solutions.

9/22/2016 - Prof. Su’ad Abdul Khabeer participated in an invited online forum entitled Religion, secularism, and Black Lives Matter

9/21/2016 - Prof. Ian Lindsay receives $221,173 from the National Science Foundation for two years of fieldwork research, and is featured by CLA news.

9/19/2016 - Prof. Amanda Veile will be giving a public lecture at the University of Notre Dame about her research entitled "Birth in Transition: Implications for Indigenous Health and Demography" (see flyer).


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