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Department of Anthropology
By Todd HollingsheadNovember 20, 2019 10:47 PM
Senior soccer stars Lizzy Braby and Rachel Lyman have played a major role in dozens of wins over their BYU career. But their biggest win to date came thousands of miles away as part of BYU's Rheumatic Relief program.
By Kaylee EsplinNovember 19, 2019 10:33 PM
Henry Louis Gates Jr., an award-winning filmmaker, historian and journalist, delivered Tuesday’s campus Forum address about the role that the historical period of Reconstruction continues to play in the racial conversation of the country today.
By November 11, 2019 05:43 AM
More than one million American men and women are veterans of the War on Terror—that is, veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces after September 2001. Contrary to popular belief, most veterans who return home do not experience PTSD or similar conditions.
By Todd HollingsheadNovember 07, 2019 10:11 PM
Participants in a new study hit elevated heart rates riding the same test loop on both e-mountain bikes and regular mountain bikes, suggesting that e-bikes can in fact be a good source of high-intensity exercise.

Anthropology is the most comprehensive social science discipline because anthropologists study every facet of human experience and behavior, both past and present.

Through a combination of classroom and field work, BYU’s Anthropology Program trains students in current methods and theory while teaching them critical analysis skills necessary for many careers, including further academic work in anthropology.

Departmental programs and faculty research areas focus on Sociocultural Anthropology and Archaeology. Department faculty provide a variety of opportunities for students to participate in mentored research in subjects of their interest.

Archaeology Field Trip - BYU Fall 2017