Department of Anthropology

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Major in Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of human culture, society, and history. Why would you major in anything else? Learn more about how a degree in anthropology can benefit you and your career.

New Orleans Metro

The Department of Anthropology at UNO is recognized as one of the leading centers for urban anthropology in the South and serves as a significant cultural resource for New Orleans and the surrounding region. Learn more about our academic emphasis, opportunities, and faculty. 

About Anthropology

Participate, Observe, Transform

The Department of Anthropology is recognized as one of the leading centers for urban anthropology in the South and serves as a significant cultural resource for New Orleans and the surrounding region. An anthropology degree at UNO is organized around applied urban anthropology and emphasizes the importance of understanding global and local perspectives on culture and society.

World-class Faculty

The UNO anthropology faculty are all active scholars who have engaged in research around the world - South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, North America - and who are also engaged in research and writing about New Orleans.

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Information about curriculum, internships, job opportunities, etc. for our Anthropology students.

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