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Department of Anthropology

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King Hall C4068
Phone: (323) 343-2440
E-mail: anthro@calstatela.edu

The Department of Anthropology offers a wide range of courses in the biological origins and variation of humankind, the archaeological record, and particularly, the comparative study of contemporary cultures. The department offers courses that support programs in the social, behavioral, and life sciences. In addition to preparing students for advanced study or a professional career in anthropology, the degree provides a broad liberal education appropriate to careers in business, law, medicine, government service, and teaching.

The Faculty

Professors: Beth Baker-Cristales, James Brady, Elizabeth Miller, ChorSwang Ngin, René Vellanoweth (Chair)
Associate Professors: Raquel Ackerman, Kate Sullivan.
Assistant Professors: Christine Lee, Joyce Parga
Emeriti: Norman Klein, Catherine Martin, Patricia Martz,  Jon L. Olson, Elliott Oring, Fred M. Reinman, Mary Elizabeth Shutler, Jeannette R. Witucki.

Programs for this Department:

Undergraduate Major

Anthropology, B.A. 
Undergraduate Minor

Minor in Anthropology 
Graduate Major

Anthropology, M.A. 

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