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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

May 31, 2014
Sara Shneiderman has recently published an article in the journal American Anthropologist.  The abstract and link are below.  Shneiderman is an Assistant Professor in the...
Sahana Ghosh
May 10, 2014
Yale Anthropology is proud to announce that Ph.D. candidate Sahana Ghosh has been awarded five grants this past semester to support her 18 months of field work from July 2014...
March 31, 2014
Sara Shneiderman and her co-author Amanda Snellinger have recently co-edited a collection of short essays on “The “Politics of “Post-Conflict”: On the Ground in South Asia”...