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Department of Anthropology

“Anthropology is the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities” – Alfred L. Kroeber

What is Anthropology?

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.


Department Events

We are back in person this year!

Boise State Anthropology is hosting the Northwest Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior research symposium. Registration is free for anyone, including food and presentation opportunities. This is a great chance to participate in your research community and hear about the many interesting people and programs in the Northwest.

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