The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

General Description / Special Programs

Undergraduate majors in general anthropology (cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical anthropology and folklore), human dimensions of climate change, and international affairs. Graduate degree (MS) in Climate Change with archaeology specialization. MA and PhD in Anthropology & Environmental Policy. Opportunities are also available for students to become involved in ongoing projects in other aspects of cultural anthropology and folklore.

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Degrees Offered Anthropology & Environmental Policy MA and PhD; Anthropology, International Affairs, and Human Dimensions of Climate Change BA majors
Highest Degree Offered PhD
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
BA programs: In addition to general requirements of the College, 36 credit hours are required to complete the Anthropology major; 39 credit hours are required to complete the International Affairs major; and 45 credit hours are required to complete the Human Dimensions of Climate Change major.
MA/MS Field Areas
Experience Offered
Field Work
PhD Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Phd Specializations Anthropology and Environmental Policy
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Program Details
Research Facilities

2022 R1 Carnegie Classification with excellent laboratory facilities for students in archaeology.

Certs Offered 0
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  • Samuel Hanes
    Primary Contact
    Chair, Department of Anthropology; Associate Professor of Anthropology
    US(+1) 2075811857
Climate Change Institute, Hudson Museum, Maine Folklife Center, School of Marine Science, Native American Studies
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Active Anthropology Club
Anthropology Club Advisor: Dr. Daniel Sandweiss
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 1