The Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M has 26 full-time faculty members situated in four distinct programs: Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, and Nautical Archaeology. The department offers a B.A. degree and Minor at the undergraduate level, and MA and Ph.D. degrees at the graduate level. Currently, the department has approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate students.
Previous issues of the Department Newsletter can be found here.
- Department mourns passing of Phillip JohnsonA memorial celebration for Phil Johnson (PhD 2013) has been scheduled for June 6th in Kentucky.
- Fall Newsletter Out Now!See what the Anthropology Department got done over the last few months!
- Dr. Michael Waters' research featured in National GeographicDr. Michael Waters' research at the Debra L. Friedkin site in Texas was featured in an article concerning the First Americans in the January 2015 edition of National Geographic. In the article, Waters also provides commentary on the Anzick and Hoyo Negro sites. See the full article online!
Ethiopian Jawbone May Mark Dawn of Humankind Nature (2015-03-04)
Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals? National Geographic News (2015-03-04)
Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Located in the Philippines LiveScience (2015-03-04)
From Brick to Marble: Did Augustus Caesar Really Transform Rome? UCLA (2015-03-03)