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.
- Annie Melton Receives Undergraduate Research Prize!Annie Melton was recently awarded the 2015 Anthropology Department Undergraduate Research Prize
- Anthropology Students Honored at Student Research Week!Congratulations to Jessica Raterman, Crystal Dozier, and Marisol Moreno for their honors at Texas A&M Student Research Week! Jessica won the division and Crystal and Marisol placed second! Click for the full list of winners.
- Laura White Earns Texas A&M University Distinguished Graduate Student Award!Congratulations to Laura White, who was recently chosen to receive a Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research from Texas A&M University's Association of Former Students! Laura will be honored at a ceremony on April 27th at the Wayne Stark Gallery.
World’s Oldest Stone Tools Discovered in Kenya Science (2015-04-14)
Chimps That Hunt Offer a New View on Evolution New York Times (2015-04-14)
Why ISIS Hates Archaeology and Blew Up Ancient Iraqi Palace National Geographic News (2015-04-14)
A Town in Nepal Teaches a Young American How to Live National Geographic News (2015-04-12)