Learn about human behavior, human biology, and human-environment interaction
Why Major in Anthropology?
Many employers value the skills and perspectives that develop from learning to think like an anthropologist.
Fields of Study
Biological Anthropology is the study of human variation, adaptation, and evolution.
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Congratulations to PhD candidate, Katie Foster, on her 2021 Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertations Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship! The Fulbright-Hays DDRA Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research. The program is also designed… Read Full Article
I have a joint appointment in Anthropology and Geography and direct the Quaternary Isotope Paleoecology Lab. My research is focused on human adaptation and resilience to climate change and natural resource unpredictability in prehistory, and how our understanding of past human response to… Read Bio
Department Head and Professor, Dr. Ted Gragson, along with UGA Department of Geography's David Leigh, and University of Oregon's Michael Coughlan had a paper published in MDPI's Sustainability journal.
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Our Graduate Program
At the University of Georgia, themes of ecology and environment connect our cultural anthropologists, anthropological archaeologists, and biological anthropologists to one another and to scholars and practitioners beyond the department and the university. Our interdisciplinary and integrative connections give our work scholarly and practical relevance. We offer a Ph.D. in Anthropology, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology and Integrative Conservation. A master's degree is not required to apply to our Ph.D. program.