The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

General Description / Special Programs

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to encourage and facilitate the cross-cultural study of human culture, society, and behavior in the past and present. HRAF is a financially autonomous research agency of Yale University that receives its primary financial support from over 500 member institutions. It produces eHRAF World Cultures and eHRAF Archaeology.

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Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 1
Internship Required 0
Internship Info <p>We have 1-2 internships in honor of Melvin Ember. Living expenses are offered.</p>
Program Details
Research Facilities <p>The full paper collection of the HRAF Collection of Ethnography is housed at HRAF.</p>
Publications <p>HRAF sponsors Cross-Cultural Research: The Journal of Comparative Social Science (the official journal of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research). HRAF publishes other materials on demand.</p>
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Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0