A degree in anthropology
Anthropology is the study of humankind from its origins five million years ago to the present. Among other disciplines that study human behavior, anthropology is distinctive because of its holistic emphasis, a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods, the pursuit of fieldwork and laboratory science and application of approaches from STEM and the humanities alike.
Pre-Faculty Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Erfan Saidi Moqadam
Dr. Erfan Saidi Moqadam is currently a Pre-Faculty Fellow in Cultural Anthropology with Wayne State University, catering to the Honors College. According to Dr. Moqadam, “humans are meaning-makers. They invent complex symbol systems. They are not always predictable. The meanings that humans produce are ever-changing.”
Alumni Spotlight: Amy Krull
Amy Krull's first experience in archaeological fieldwork was as a member of the Corktown Workers Row House Archaeological Field School led by Dr. Thomas Killion in 2008. After that, she joined Dr. Bray for two field seasons in Ecuador, where she assisted with excavations and artifact analysis at the site of Inca-Caranqui.