The Future of Academic Anthropology

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The UCF Department of Anthropology represents the future of academic anthropology. The department has an interdisciplinary approach in archaeological, cultural, biological, linguistic, and applied/public anthropology. Through its combination of face-to-face and online teaching and field and laboratory research, the department seeks to advance anthropological concepts by actively investigating questions of relevance to the world.

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Our faculty commit to creating an antiracist, inclusive, and diverse environment for all.

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Archaeologists pursuing the secrets of pre-Columbian history are getting dirty to find their answers. Discover how Dr. John Walker and Dr. Neil Duncan are using mud in the jungles of Bolivia.

Curious about the origins of Homo sapiens? Talk to Dr. Sarah Freidline. She’s handled some of the oldest discovered fossils of ancient humans.

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