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Department of Anthropology

Human behavior – what is it?  Why and how does it vary so much across the planet and through time? The Department of Anthropology at The College at Brockport studies human behavior in both the past and present, through sociocultural, archaeological, and biological approaches that are holistic, cross-cultural, and evolutionary.  Whether through ethnographic fieldwork, archaeological excavation, biological lab work, or visual and material cultural analysis, our students and faculty collaborate closely to improve knowledge of human variation, and better prepare students to address the problems of the 21st century.

The Anthropology Department offers a 39-credit major, an 18-credit minor, and an 18-credit interdisciplinary minor in museum studies and public history. 

 

Dr. Ramsay is directing an archaeological field school in the summer of 2015 in Israel.  If you are interested please check out the webpage!

Brockport Students at the Treasury, Petra

Department of Anthropology
Office: Cooper C12
Tel:(585) 395-2682
Fax: (585) 395-2684
Contact: Jackie Deats,
Adminisrative Assistant
E-mail: anthropo@brockport.edu

Last Updated 4/7/15

News

Dr. Esara Carroll presents her research on refugee resettlement at the Society
for Applied Anthropology, March 2015.

Dr. Esara Carroll talks about International Women's Day on WXXI's Morning
Edition radio program, March 2015.

Dr. Ramsay publishes two articles in Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, February 2015 and March 2015.

Dr. Ramsay publishes an article in Mediterranean Archaeology, September 2014.

Dr. Esara publishes in Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, July 2014

Events

 

Mediterranean Passages Symposium: Friday, April 24, 8:45 am – 7 pm, in the Eagle's Lookout at the SERC. Dr. Ramsay will give a talk at 2 pm!

 

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