East Building Closure Update for Wednesday, Dec. 6. All classes taking place in the East Building of the Main Campus have resumed. The Library is open. Offices on floors 13 through 17 will remain CLOSED to staff. Those stationed on these floors should work remotely. Offices on floors 3 through 12 will be OPEN. Those stationed on these floors can return to the office.
Anthropologists study people—our diversity, our cultural practices, our social and political relations, our evolutionary history and our changing environments over time.Learn About the Department
Anthropology offers a unique perspective on topics from racism and inequality to biodiversity conservation, from climate change to the varied cultures of New York City.
"With each class, I learned to see the world with a different lens. The study of human culture is an endlessly fascinating endeavor. My mentors and teachers made it all the more enjoyable and rewarding!"
Heba Shaaban, anthropology & biochemistry major and Macaulay Honors graduate '18