The UO Anthropology Department is distinctive in its integration of three subfields (Archaeology, Biological Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology) via five areas of expertise and focus: Evolution, ecology and environment; Sex, gender and sexuality; Indigenous and minoritized groups; Food, health, and society; Identity, heritage and globalization.
Graduate teaching fellowships available typically for the first three to four years in the graduate program, provided student is making timely progress. The Barnett and Stern Fellowships allow graduate students of special merit to teach their own undergraduate course; summer teaching possible; Cressman/McFee Prize for best graduate paper; Juda and Health Education Awards for graduate and undergraduate health and nutrition research.
HRAF, collections of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Folklore Program, Russian and East European Studies Center, computing center, Primate Osteology Laboratory, Primate Morphometrics Laboratory, Grand Primate Skeletal Collection. Geography-Anthropology Cartographic/Computer Graphics Laboratory, Cultural Anthropology Lab, African Archaeology Lab, Archaeobotany Lab, Island and Coastal Archaeology Lab, Southeast Asian Archaeology Lab, Zooarchaeology Lab, Human Biology Research Lab, Isotopic Paleoecology Lab, Molecular Anthropology Group, Primate Behavioral Ecology Lab,