Department Chair: Paul Lasley
The Department of Anthropology seeks to teach students what it means to be human by examining the four sub-disciplines of anthropology: cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and biological anthropology. This prepares students for work in academia, research, or with government agencies, development organizations, museums, or private businesses and corporations.
The Department of Anthropology was formed in 1991 as a result of the division of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
Dates of Existence
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (parent college)
- Department of Sociology and Anthropology (predecessor)