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The Anthropology Department offers cutting edge training for both undergraduates and graduates. Our programs include the traditional BA, MA and PhD programs, plus a BA/MA (Integrated Graduate Studies program in which undergraduate students can graduate with an MA in 4 years), as well as a new 1-Year MA in Medical Anthropology and Global Health that includes a certificate in Global Health, and MA/MPH, PhD/MPH, MSN/MA, MD/MA and MD/PhD degree programs.

 

The Anthropology Department offers cutting edge training for both undergraduates and graduatesStudy with internationally recognized faculty Where will anthropology take you? Explore this interactive map of anthropology research conducted by faculty and PhD candidates at CWRUNew! One-year M.A. in Medical Anthropology and Global Health

 

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Congratulations Alex Bridges, Anthropology Doctoral Graduate

Date posted: June 28th, 2017

Alex Bridges successfully defended his dissertation “Two Monasteries in Ladakh: Religiosity and the Social Environment in Tibetan Buddhism.”

Outstanding achievements of students in our graduate program

Date posted: June 28th, 2017

We are proud to announce the outstanding achievements of students in our graduate program this past spring. …Read more.

2017 Recipients of a Certificate in Global Health

Date posted: June 19th, 2017

The following anthropology students were recipients of a Certificate in Global Health; Manvir Bhagrath, Anupama Cemballi, Shannon Chua, Charles Halbeck, Sofia Murillo, Sydney Stark, Raghav Tripathi, and Harini Ushasri. …Read more.

Dr. Lee Hoffer and doctoral candidate Allison Schlosser received a Social Justice Institute Faculty Research Grant

Date posted: June 19th, 2017

Dr. Lee Hoffer and doctoral candidate Allison Schlosser received a Social Justice Institute Faculty Research Grant for …Read more.

New book co-authored by Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand available September 2017

Date posted: June 5th, 2017

Dr. Vanessa Hildebrand has a co-authored book, Health, Culture, and Society: Conceptual Legacies and Contemporary Applications, that will be published in September by Palgrave Macmillan Publishing. …Read more.

New book by Dr. Lihong Shi available August 2017

Date posted: June 4th, 2017

Dr. Lihong Shi has a new book, Choosing Daughters: Family Change in Rural China, that will be published in August by Stanford University Press. …Read more.

Highlights

Certificate in Global Health


Learn about the extraordinary success of Anthropology graduate students in obtaining national funding for their doctoral dissertation research.


Interactive Map of Anthropology Research Conducted by Faculty and PhD Candidates at Case Western Reserve University


Learn how to join Lambda Alpha, the CWRU Ohio Theta Chapter of the national honors society for students of Anthropology


Interested in a career in Anthropology? American Anthropological Association (AAA) website, This Is Anthropology, may have helpful information.

 

Page last modified: June 28, 2017