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

Yancey Orr (Ph.D. Arizona, 2012) has joined the Collège de France as a fellow. Located in Paris, the Collège de France is an institute for advanced research founded in the 16th century. There he will be a member of the Laboratorie d’anthropologie sociale created by Claude Levi-Strauss and currently... read more
School of Anthropology Director Diane Austin testified Tuesday on the opening day of the third phase of the civil trial to establish environmental penalties BP must pay for the release of millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico following the blowout of the Macondo well on April 20... read more