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Anthropology brings a global perspective to the study of human diversity by means of in-depth research at the local level and comparative studies that explore human experience through time and across space. At Syracuse, we embrace a holistic approach
to anthropology through teaching and research in archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology.
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human problems locally and globally. This objective is consistent to the central concerns of all of the subfields of anthropology.
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Congratulations Lori Lee
Lori Lee successfully defended her dissertation
Congratulation Emma Golbas'14 Undergraduate Anthropology Major
Emma Golbas '14 was accepted for the US Peace Corps for Youth Development and Education Program in Morocco for January 2015.
2016-17 Remembrance Scholars
Congratulations to the 2016-17 Remembrance Scholars Soleil Young and Jose Marrero-Rosado
Maxwell School Award for Undergraduate Scholarship
Congratulations Sara McNamara for being awarded the Maxwell School Award for Undergraduate Scholarship
Congratulations Edwin Kwame Otu
Edwin Kwame Otu successfully defended his dissertation