Swallow Hall, a 19th Century Gothic Building,
home of the Department of Anthropology

Jesse Hall and Columns

Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Anthropology at the University of Missouri!  Our university is the oldest public land grant institution west of the Mississippi, a member of the AAU, and the highest category of research universities, RU/VH. We are a small department with an emphasis on scientific approaches to the study of human biology, behavior, culture, and evolution.  Our faculty rank in the top 15 U.S. anthropology departments for research productivity by the National Research Council, and include a member of the National Academy of Sciences and multiple AAAS fellows. We strive to be a friendly, exciting, and fun place for students, staff, and faculty. We recently returned to our newly renovated home at Swallow Hall, please stop by and see us.

News

In the 1960s, archaeologists discovered in a valley near coastal Peru an artificial mound or pyra

Congratulations to the following for completing their MA/Ph.D.:

An article on Dr. Libby Cowgill and James Bain's research.

The Department of Anthropology, along with other faculty from several other departments have exta

Speaker: Pascal Boyer; Henry Luce Professor of Collective and Individual Memory;

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