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Resources to get your college career back on track and keep it there. These resources can help you find the support you need to get through a challenging situation, stay in school, and graduate.   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 Named Chancellor's Leadership Fellow

Whitney Battle-Baptiste, professor of anthropology and director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center, has been named a Chancellor’s Leadership Fellow in the Office of Equity and Inclusion. More > Battle-Baptiste Named Chancellor's Leadership Fellow


New Fall Courses

Learn more about NEW courses being offered in Fall 2020. Du Bois in our Time, Urban Anthropology, Disease Ecology, and Anti-Racism: Theory & Practice More > New Fall Courses


2020 Newsletter

Department of Anthropology 2020 Newsletter   More > 2020 Newsletter

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