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

Saffo Papantonopoulou is an incoming student in the Anthropology and Middle East Studies dual-Ph.D. program. She graduated with honors from Brown University in 2008; her B.A. was in history. After that, she was out of school for three years before returning to academia in 2011 to pursue a Master’s... read more
Ph.D. candidate Robin Reineke and the Colibrí Center for Human Rights, which she cofounded, are the subject of a video news piece from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. Bruce Anderson, (Ph.D. Arizona, 1998), forensic anthropologist with the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner, also appears... read more

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