Explore the diversity and complexity of human experience in the contemporary moment and the “deep past.” Anthropology students and faculty investigate fundamental questions about our common humanity and engage critically with social and political issues that shape our world.  
We conduct field research in rural and urban locations from Australia to the Arctic and on topics as varied as ancient warfare, outer-space exploration, climate change, intimate violence, artistic production, and social activism. Employing emergent methodologies and established ones—like remote-sensing and participation and observation—we investigate local meanings, global connections, power inequalities, and processes of change.