General Description / Special Programs

Broad training in anthropological theory and ethnographic studies. Special area focus on West Africa, North Africa, Russia, Latin America, Mesoamerica and Native North America. Topical expertise in political, symbolic and religious anthropology; film and media; gender, family, and sexuality; indigenous and collaborative archaeology; nationalism, conflict and war; globalization; social theory of everyday life. Interdisciplinary topical concentration in Native American Studies, embracing Native American archaeology, history, literature, education, religion, astronomy and art.

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Degrees
Degrees Offered Anthropology BA
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
Anthropology
Archaeology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
Nine courses including methods, theory, archaeology, and a senior seminar.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities

Longyear Museum of Anthropology and lab featuring large collections of local Oneida Iroquois, African Art and Mesoamerican archaeological materials; research collaboration with Women's Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Native American Studies, and other interdisciplinary programs.

Misc Information Elana Shever, Associate Professor of Anthropology, is Chair of the Sociology & Anthropology Department; eshever@colgate.edu
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: SOAN Club - All inclusive for students interested in either Sociology or Anthropology.
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0