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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