Anthropology studies the richness and variability of humankind.
At Hartwick, anthropology majors study three areas of anthropology: archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology. Archaeologists reconstruct past ways of life of by excavating and interpreting artifacts and other material remains. Biological anthropologists investigate the interaction of culture and biology. Cultural anthropologists explore the varying beliefs and practices of contemporary societies.
Graduates of Hartwick’s Anthropology Department are employed in a wide variety of careers. Some put their learning to use as museum curators, field technicians, research consultants, teachers, archaeologists, or anthropologists. Others work in the diplomatic service, business, public health, the law, and forensics.
Hartwick students can enroll in the Forensic Osteology First Year Seminar and get hands-on anthropology from Day 1. Hartwick Anthropology majors do archaeological fieldwork at Pine Lake, J Terms in South Africa and Bolivia, and internships around the world through the Emerson & Duffy International Scholarships.
Hartwick anthropology majors undertake field studies around the world, and have developed research projects on topics like
The Anthropology Club hosts social and professional events on and off campus, brings renowned experts to campus, and travels to professional conferences and gatherings where students present their original research.
Hartwick Anthropology majors go on to rewarding careers. About half of Hartwick Anthropolgy majors attend graduate or law school.
Hartwick alumni work for:
Recent Hartwick graduates have been accepted to:
Hartwick’s expert anthropology faculty are dedicated to providing an education for students who are meant for more. Students who will make a difference in the world into which they graduate. Hartwick students.