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Anthropology Matters

Anthropology is the study of people and cultures of the past and present in their cultural, biological and material contexts. From human evolution to endangered languages, cultural diversity, to health disparities, Anthropology seeks answers to some of today's most complex questions. How are we alike? What makes us different? Where are we headed? Explore what the UMass Department of Anthropology has to offer.

Krause co-publishes: Viral Encounters: Lessons on COVID

Professor Betsy Krause co-published with Massimo Bressan their recent article in a special issue of Human Organization Anthropological Engagement with COVID-19. Link to Article: More > Krause co-publishes: Viral Encounters: Lessons on COVID

Faculty

Samya Stumo Memorial Fund

We are happy to announce a new memorial fund in the honor of Samya Rose Stumo who was a former undergraduate alum in the department.  Samya wrote her Honor’s Thesis on health inequities and access to care among women in Andean Peru, and then completed a MA in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.   More > Samya Stumo Memorial Fund

Alumni

2020 Newsletter

Department of Anthropology 2020 Newsletter   More > 2020 Newsletter

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