Our program at Texas Tech has strengths in three fields: Archaeology, Ethnology, and Physical/Biological Anthropology. Our geographic strength is in the Indigenous Americas, and many of our faculty have research interests in the arena of cultural heritage. Strengths in Texas archaeology, Maya prehistory, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, material culture, globalization, and language documentation.
Graduate: Scholarships, Teaching Assistantships, University Summer Grants, Graduate Fellowships, Recruitment Fellowships
Osteology laboratory with large collection of fossil hominid casts, human and non-human primate skeletal material; and archaeology laboratory with photography darkroom, comparative collections, and facilities for analyzing and cataloging artifacts. Anthropological Linguistics Laboratory with digital recording equipment and computer stations for linguistic analysis.
Anthropology at the Movies, Introduction to Language and Culture, Introduction to Archaeology