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, 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 CWRU

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Dr. Colleen Walsh Lecture

Community-Engaged Ethnography on Race and Health: Findings from ARCHES I AmeRicans' Conceptions of Health Equity Study Colleen Walsh, Ph.D. February 13, 2020 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mather Memorial, Room 201   Dr. Walsh is an alumna of CWRU. She is a medical anthropologist who specializes in urban health. She is currently Co-PI for ARCHES,...

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Dr. Susan Crate Lecture

From Siberia Speaks the World: Ethnographic Insights in Times of Change Susan Crate, Ph.D. January 27, 2020 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mather Memorial, Room 201   Dr. Susan A. Crate is an environmental and cognitive anthropologist on the forefront of anthropological research on climate change. Her research on local experiences and understandings of climate...

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Dr. Emily Mendenhall Lecture

Rethinking Diabetes: Considerations of Hunger, Trauma, Precarity, and Insulin Dr. Emily Mendenhall, Ph.D., MPH January 23, 2020 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom   Dr. Emily Mendenhall received the George Foster Award for Practicing Medical Anthropology by the Society for Medical Anthropology in 2017 for her ethnographic work on the...

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Postdoctoral Scholar in Medical Anthropology and Global Health at CWRU

The Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in our program in medical anthropology and global health beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for...


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.