Anthropology at UC Davis

The department is among the major North American centers for anthropological training and research, supplemented by the contributions of an array of anthropologists elsewhere on campus.  The discipline of anthropology encompasses biological, cognitive and evolutionary sciences as well as the social sciences and humanities. The UC Davis Department of Anthropology is distinctive in our respect for multiple pathways through the discipline.  Read More

students sitting on a bench

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing concrete, anti-racist actions in our department and on our campus. We also provide a supportive place for discussion and accessing resources for our community and those who may have experienced bias or discrimination

Featured Courses

grade school children exploring an artifact

Outreach Anthropology Museum Education Outreach Program

We invite elementary, middle and high school teachers and their students to visit us for a hands-on introduction to a variety of fascinating anthropological topics.