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Resources for students, faculty, and staff for the University's Spring 2021 Opening and COVID-19 information More > Student Resources


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.

Battle-Baptiste to Develop Virtual Tour Highlighting Black Campus Life

Professor Whitney Battle-Baptiste is in the process of developing a virtual guided tour highlighting black life on campus with the UMass Black Presence Initiative.  Link to Article: More > Battle-Baptiste to Develop Virtual Tour Highlighting Black Campus Life


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


2020 Newsletter

Department of Anthropology 2020 Newsletter   More > 2020 Newsletter

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