Anthropology is the study of humankind across the world today and throughout history.
Department News: The SMCM Anthropology Club students held a fall social in the Gail Harmon courtyard on Monday, September 18, for students, faculty and staff.
Department News: Professor emeritus Dan Ingersoll and spouse Kate Ingersoll have their new book in print. Their book, Cultural and Environmental Change on Rapa Nui was published this month and is available from Routledge, Amazon, and on Kindle.
Routledge Books: https://www.routledge.com/products/search?keywords=Rapa+Nui
Anthropologists analyze gender, race, ethnicity, society, and human progression in order to comprehend humanity’s historical and societal integration and solve contemporary practical problems.
St. Mary’s Anthropology Department faculty focus on the history and contemporary dimensions of the Atlantic World but combine wide-ranging faculty expertise with the college’s historic location, research throughout the broader Chesapeake and in West Africa in order to provide students with a varied and unique educational experience.
A St. Mary’s anthropology student can expect a rigorous and enriching interdisciplinary curriculum mentored by distinguished faculty active in this field.
Why Study Anthropology?