University of Arizona Anthropology Centennial  


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

A range of special events, including distinguished lectures and symposia as well as alumni-oriented social occasions, are taking place throughout the 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

The buzz around the School of Anthropology Centennial festivities continues to build with an SBS news piece, which you can read here. The most recent event was the opening reception of the University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections exhibit “100 Years of UA Anthropology” (February 9–July... read more
Erin Durban-Albrecht, who defended her dissertation on LGBTQ issues in Haiti and its diaspora in August, has accepted a position as assistant professor of Cultural Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Illinois State University.

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