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The faculty, students, and alumni of the Anthropology Department comprise a vibrant, active community in pursuit of studying and understanding the human condition.

Department Chair: R. Richard Grinker

Head Undergraduate Advisor: Attiya Ahmad

Director of Graduate Studies, Master's Program: Ilana Feldman

Director of Graduate Studies, Anthropology Ph.D. Program: Alexander Dent

Director of the Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program: Bernard Wood

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Shedding Light on New Type of Human

Anthropology Prof. Brian Richmond provided comment for the National Geographic News article, “New Type of Ancient Human Found—Descendants Live Today?,” which discusses a mysterious "sister group" of the Neanderthals.