University of Oregon, Department of Anthropology
1321 Kincaid Street Eugene OR United States
Phone+1 541.346.5102
General Description / Special Programs

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.

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Degrees Offered PhD, MA/MS, BA/BS
Highest Degree Offered PhD
Certificate Field Areas
Museum Studies
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
12 credits intro classes (cultural, archaeology, biological anthropology), 36 upper-division with a 12 credit concentration in one of three subfields.
MA/MS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements Accept Masters in passing to PhD only - 45 term hours in graduate courses, at least 32 of which must be within anthropology. Requirements include a research methods course, statistics, three core courses, master's paper, skill requirement (differs by subfield).
MA/MS Specializations Specialized tracks in Archaeology, Biological Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology
PhD Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Phd Requirements Skill requirement for non-cultural students; second language proficiency for cultural students; two 4-hour written exams; dissertation prospectus; dissertation, normally based on fieldwork; three years of full-time study beyond the baccalaureate, including at least one year of post-Master's residence on the Eugene campus.
Phd Specializations Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

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.

Program Details
Research Facilities

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,

Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Application Deadlines
Graduate application deadline is in mid-December each year. Please check website:
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: Association of Anthropology Graduate Students (AAGS)
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0