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The UC Davis Anthropology Department is distinctive in our respect for multiple pathways through the discipline. We are organized into two Wings, a Sociocultural Wing including Linguistic Anthropology, and an Evolutionary Wing including Archaeology and Biological Anthropology.


You can find out about Majoring in Anthropology, Minoring,  Courses we are currently offering, and Advising.

Graduate Students:

If you are interested in joining one of our programs, you can look at our Requirements, meet Current Graduate Students, and Apply for Admission online.

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Faculty & Staff:

You can browse our Evolutionary Faculty, our Sociocultural Faculty, Staff, or search for specific persons (in the box in the upper left).


We have several positions available.

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Dept. of Anthropology

328 Young Hall
One Shields Ave.
University of California
Davis, Ca 95616-8522

Ph.  530-752-0745
Fax. 530-752-8885