Active research programs in Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology. A committee-based approach to advising enables flexibility in adapting our graduate curriculum to individual student goals and needs. We have strong commitment to graduate student funding, and include multi-year funding packages with offers of graduate admissions. Department and other funds available to support pre-dissertation research. Special programs include: Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy (www.champ.anthro.illinois.edu), Museum Studies, and a Medical Scholars Program (joint MD/PhD with the UI College of Medicine).