Anthropology Department

Anthropology Department Overview

Anthropology is a vital field that connects human biology, society, language, and material culture. Working closely with anthropology professors, Hartwick Anthropology students do innovative research and internships in preparation for a wide range of careers. Anthropology at Hartwick helps students learn how to think, how to apply their knowledge, and how to make an impact on the world.

Exciting Student Outcomes

Hartwick anthropology students complete research and internships and are well-prepared for employment or graduate school.

Micro Aggression in South Africa
Noelani Browne ’17

Theories of Tourism & Travel Writing
Jerry Nasi ’18

Collections and Exhibitions Assistant, Yager Museum
Zsofia Polak ’18

Graduate School
Mercyhurst Certificate Program in Applied Forensic Science
Connor Dodge ’18

Born Free USA Primate Sanctuary
Harmony Jordan ’17

Anthropology Requirements

Ready to be an anthropology major or minor? Here’s what it takes.

Anthropology Major & Minor       Course Catalog

Anthropology Courses

Hartwick Anthropology offers courses from each subfield of anthropology: archaeology, biological anthropology, sociocultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. With small class sizes, even for Introduction to Anthropology, you get to know and work with your professor from Day 1.

Check out our current course offerings!

Special Opportunities

Archaeological Field School at the Pine Lake Environmental Campus. Analyzing artifacts and bones in the Anthropology Lab. Working in the Yager Museum of Art and Culture. J Term Study Abroad. International Scholarships and Internships. Join the Anthropology Club.

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Anthropology Faculty

At Hartwick, undergraduates get full professor attention. Each anthropology professor has an active research and publishing program and continues anthropological fieldwork.

Meet our Anthropology Faculty

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