Department of 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.
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.