Anthropology programs train students in 4 fields (biological anthropology, social cultural anthropology, archaeology, linguistics). Strong ties to Smithsonian, other DC institutions, other GW departments. BA in Anthropology, interdisciplinary BA in Archaeology with Classics & Art, BS in Biological Anthropology. MA concentrations in the anthropology of international development, museum training, medical anthropology; PhD in Anthropology with a focus on the anthropology of public life; PhD and MS in Human Paleobiology in association with Smithsonian, other departments and institutions; MA in International Development Studies; Center for Culture in Global Affairs at international affairs school.
6+ teaching fellowships, stipend plus tuition; work-study positions; Webster Fund supporting women beginning graduate study at a nontraditional age; Richards Scholarship (graduate); Jane B Hart Awards; funds for fieldwork.
Institute for Ethnographic Research (Richard Grinker, director) publishes Anthropological Quarterly, supports research. Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (Bernard Wood, director). Labs for: archaeology; bone morphology; evolutionary neuroscience; primate ecology; video lab for discourse analysis. Many primate casts and fossils, facilities for morphometrics and archaeometry. Funds for student research from Lewis Cotlow, William Warren, and Deborah & John Rogers Bequests. Internship opportunities in museums, international development organizations, government agencies.
Anthropological Quarterly, peer-reviewed journal (aq.gwu.edu)
Intro sociocultural, linguistics, other (summer)