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Yale University’s Department of Anthropology was officially founded in 1937 and traces its origins of research and teaching to work done within the Peabody Museum of Natural History (1866) and the Institute of Human Relations (1928). The Department is home to over 30 faculty and nearly 120 graduate students and undergraduate majors.

News

April 18, 2015
Hiring Organization:
Proyecto Primates - A. Di Fiore and E. Fernandez-Duque  Position Description: 
We are searching for a highly motivated and self-reliant field assistant to work on a comparative study of equatorial saki monkeys (Pithecia aequatorialis) and red titi monkeys (Callicebus discolor)... Read more
April 16, 2015
This ongoing media exhibit, housed at the Center for Science and Social Science Information, features faculty of the Yale Anthropology department and their research projects. Be sure to check it out anytime between now and October 2015!
April 16, 2015
These grants will support fieldwork Jessica will be conducting in Ecuador this summer. More information about the MacMillan Grant here. More information about the Tinker grant here.
April 14, 2015
Myles Lennon is a first-year student in the combined PhD program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies. He was recently awarded a Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. Administered by the National Research Council (NRC) on behalf of the Ford Foundation, the Predoctoral... Read more