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

Brandon Bales received his M.A. in linguistic anthropology from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in cultural anthropology from Brigham Young University. His research interests include the anthropology of language and communication; semiotics; dialectics of cultural disruption and stabilization... read more
Congratulations to Thomas Sheridan, Research Anthropologist and Professor of Anthropology, on the new book he co-edited with Susan Charnley and Gary P. Nabhan, Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes. Published by the University of Chicago Press, the volume is part of... read more