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  • Cola: In downtown Djibouti, a young Afar girl takes a break from participating in a traditional Somali dance, organized in honor of World Education Day (Djibouti, Djibouti, 2011)
    Julie Luchetta

  • A man prepares limes for sale. One bag of limes = 50 cents USD (Fortaleza, Brazil, 2015)
    Christopher Yutzy

  • This photo was taken at the Borough Market in London during some background research into urban food access and fresh produce markets (London, UK, 2016)
    Danielle Johnson

  • A Nukak woman's feet near the ashes where she cooks (Aquabonita, Columbia)
    Carlos Del Cairo


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.

Apply Now for BARA 2020–2021 Internships!

The Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology is offering undergraduate and graduate student internships in four distinct programs for the 2020–2021 academic year. For a complete description of the programs and to access application forms, please visit the BARA Internship Opportunities page. The deadline for applications is April 17, 2020.


Anthropology News

"Awesomeness": More on SoA Faculty Citation Rankings!
Thanks to Dr. Mark Nichter for pointing out in last week’s Anthro News Digest a new study of citation rankings that includes Anthropology. In fact,... read more
Odegaard Receives MAA’s Lidman Award
Nancy Odegaard, Conservator and Head of Preservation Division at Arizona State Museum and Professor in the School of Anthropology received the 2020 ... read more
Recent Publications: Douglass Co-Authors with Society for American Archaeology
Adjunct Professor of Anthropology John Douglass recently published with colleagues two pieces in different venues of the Society for American... read more

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