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.
The Anthropology Department maintains an excellent curation facility. Information regarding the collections and accessibility to materials housed in it can be found here.
Previous issues of the Department Newsletter can be found here.
- Dr. Sheela Athreya and Dr. Kelly Graf receive teaching awards!Congratulations to Sheela Athreya and Kelly Graf! Dr. Athreya was recently selected as a recipient of the Association of Former Students Teaching Award at the college level!! Dr. Graf was recently selected for the Montague Center for Teaching Excellence Scholars Award. Both of these teaching awa
- Spring Newsletter Out Now!Find out what's going on in the Anthropology Department!
- Annie Melton Receives Undergraduate Research Prize!Annie Melton was recently awarded the 2015 Anthropology Department Undergraduate Research Prize
Dig Returns to Artifact-Rich Colonial American Site in NY ABC News (2015-07-31)
As Salmon Vanish in the Dry Pacific Northwest, So Does Native Heritage New York Times (2015-07-30)
Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too NPR (2015-07-30)
Neanderthals Had Outsize Effect on Human Biology Nature (2015-07-29)