Department of Anthropology
“Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities” – Alfred L. Kroeber
Anthropology is the scientific study of the human species, both past, and present. Anthropologists seek to answer the fundamental questions about human nature. Including answering questions about dynamic relationships between humans and the world in which we live, our development, our social relationships, our connection to the environment, and the ways we plan for the future.
Wednesday, Sep 7th, 2022
This gold mining exhibit helps to 'unerase' Idaho's Chinese History - Pei-Lin Yu & Alum Rebecca MaAffiliate Faculty Pei-Lin Yu and Alumna Rebecca Ma recently sat down with George Prentice of...
Friday, Jun 24th, 2022
Shelly Volsche quoted in "How My Older Cats Taught Me About Life. Really!Shelly Volsche shared her expertise on human and animal bonds in an article published in...
Thursday, Nov 18th, 2021
Robinson to study ecological constraints on evolution of social complexity in dryland ecosystemsAssistant Professor Erick Robinson is conducting research in collaboration with Utah State University to better...
Thursday, Nov 4th, 2021
Snopkowski co-edits edition of Social SciencesAssociate Professor Kristin Snopkowski and Paula Sheppard of the University of Oxford co-edited a special...