Students in the Anthropology (PhD Thesis) program will benefit from study and research under a department that combines rigorous training with extensive field experience and lab investigations around the world. The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology embraces an integrative approach, offering innovative studies in anthropology that include the socio-cultural stream. This ranges from anthropology and militarization to medical anthropology, natural resources and environment, political economy and globalization, sustainability, and urban anthropology. The biological anthropology stream includes behavioral ecology, conservation, health and nutrition, human osteology, sex differences and reproduction, population genetics, primatology, and paleoanthropology.
Completing this program
Select a Specialization: Either primatology or social and cultural anthropology.
Field Work: Field work for social and cultural anthropology is required.
Candidacy: Students will complete both oral and written candidacy exams.
Courses Requirements: Independent study and a reading course in the student's substantive area.
Language Requirement: Demonstrated proficiency in a language other than English.
Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original research thesis.
Biological Anthropology (Interdisciplinary)
Cultural Resource Management, Corporate Consulting, International health organizations, International and community development, Market research, Law, Humanitarian efforts, forensics, medicine, veterinary medicine, conservation, academic positions.
With a PhD in anthropology, you may be able to pursue post-doctoral opportunities.