Research is a source of vitality that enhances the experience of our students.
Our faculty are engaged in exciting and relevant research locally, regionally and internationally, and across anthropology's sub-fields of archaeology, biological and cultural anthropology.
A distinctive feature of our research program and graduate training is our concern to create thematic integration across anthropology's traditional sub-fields. This is an innovative and exciting approach that builds on anthropology's long-standing holistic approach at a time when fracturing along sub-disciplinary lines is becoming the norm.
We're one among a small number of anthropology departments in North America that is actively fostering meaningful connections and dialogue among anthropology's traditional sub-fields.
Several thematic foci link faculty and students across traditional sub-field boundaries. These include: