Department of Anthropology

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University of Texas at Austin Land Acknowledgement


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Graduate Student Spotlight: Allison McNamara

McNamara is a doctoral student in Biological Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin.


Field School


Liza Shapiro

Interim Chair of Anthropology

Liza Shapiro
The aim of the Department of Anthropology is to research and teach toward a better understanding of the world, a world in which the articulation of local cultural forms and identities with global processes is increasingly complicated and consequential.
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