Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA)

The Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology (BARA) is a unique academic research unit within the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona.

BARA's mission is to place anthropology at the service of contemporary society, prepare the next generation of professional anthropologists, advance knowledge of the human condition, and address the pressing issues of local communities.

BARA faculty and affiliates carry out research, teaching, and outreach activities within Arizona, throughout the country, and internationally.

Core Faculty

Emeriti Faculty

Staff