General Description / Special Programs
Faculty research programs (see individual faculty profiles) in psychological anthropology, complex societies, religion, political anthropology, anthropological archaeology, comparative primate behavior, neurobiology, paleodiet and paleoecology, Melanesian studies, Middle East, the Caribbean, East Asian studies, Latin American studies, Judaic Studies and South Pacific studies. Members of the department are associated with the Center for US-Mexican Studies and the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies, where new research is regularly presented in seminars by resident and visiting scholars. Other special programs include the Critical Gender Studies, Global Health Program, African Studies, Science Studies Program, Human Development Program, the South Asia Initiative, the Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, The Center for Academic
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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, BA major
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Please consult UCSD catalog
MA/MS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
MA/MS
MA/ MS Requirements Please consult UCSD catalog
MA/MS Specializations Anthropological archaeology, biological anthropology, sociocultural anthropology (including psychological and linguistic anthropology)
PhD Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Phd
Phd Requirements Please consult UCSD catalog
Phd Specializations Anthropological archaeology, biological anthropology, sociocultural anthropology (including psychological and linguistic anthropology)
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate: Fellowships and TAships in Anthropology, as well as TAships in other departments and writing programs. Plus a wide variety of other support for both entering and continuing graduate students. Partial funding (through the department's Project Bucks) is available for most students' fieldwork. Additional funds from various sources support research abroad. Funding is also available through the Dean of Social Science to present papers at scholarly meetings. The Anthropology Department sponsors the annual Dr. George Haydu Essay and Proposal Contest, with two $2500 cash awards.
Program Details
Research Facilities There are a number of research facilities and laboratories that are offered and affiliated with UCSD Anthropology including The Human Comparative Neuroanatomy Lab, Genetic Anthropology Lab, Linguistic Anthropology Lab, The Tuzin Archive for Melanesian Archaeology, Psychological-Medical Anthropology Lab, Center for Global Mental Health (CGMH), South American Archaeology Lab, Mesoamerican Archaeology Lab, Levantine and Cyber-Archaeology Lab, Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability (CCAS), Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA), Paleoethnobotany Lab, and The Geoarchaeology and Human Ecology Lab. The program also has research and teaching links with the GIS Laboratory at the UCSD Geisel Library, the Linguistic Fieldwork Workshop, and the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA).
Library Resources Melanesian Archives at the Geisel Library, Milford Spiro Graduate Library, Robert McCormack Adams archaeology library
Certs Offered 0
Contacts
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Information on the deadline can be found: http://anthro.ucsd.edu/graduate-studies/Admissions/index.html
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: The UCSD Anthropology Club is an undergraduate (graduate students welcome) student organization bringing together all branches of anthropology, including sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological (physical) anthropology.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0