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The opportunities available to you through UW Anthropology are nearly endless. You will explore some of the most foundational questions about human existence while gaining valuable knowledge and skills in a supportive, empathetic community.

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With field work from Spain to Vietnam, research partnerships at the Burke Museum and in our local communities, and innovative scholarship on a stunning breadth of topics, our work spans the globe and connects myriad disciplines and approaches.

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Anthropology, Here & Now

People are at the heart of UW Anthropology. From archaeology to demography to medical anthropology, our department focuses on making sense of the world we share while uncovering new ways to transform the world and ourselves.

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