University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial  


In 2015, the University of Arizona School of Anthropology will celebrate its Centennial!

A range of special events, including distinguished lectures as well as alumni-oriented social occasions are being planned all year in recognition of the School’s first century.

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The School of Anthropology is one of the highest ranking schools in the country for the pursuit of Anthropological Studies.

Well respected by researchers throughout the world, it is home to a diverse community of anthropologists who study all aspects of human life, from our hominid origins millions of years ago to the vast diversity of populations living in the world today.

School News

Ph.D. candidate Don Anderson contributed an entry titled “Taxi Drivers—Labor Issues” for the Sage Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy, published in August 2014. Taking a global view of the taxi industry, the entry covers common labor issues facing taxicab drivers, from... read more
Historic Preservation: Last June, the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places authorized the expansion of the Badger–Two Medicine Traditional Cultural District from 89,000 acres to 265,000 acres. This event marks a decade of collaborative research involving BARA and the University of... read more