Understanding humanity in context

From prehistoric humanity all the way to contemporary cultural diversity, anthropologists engage with a wide range of issues and phenomena that affect individual and public life.

Waterloo's Anthropology research and teaching expertise covers three major sub-fields of the discipline: socio-cultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, and biological (physical) anthropology.


Meet Amanda Suko, an MA candidate in the Masters of Public Issues Anthropology. Read Amanda's story here.

Watch our department video to learn how our Masters of Public Issues Anthropology program puts knowledge to work.

Robert Park witnesses effects of climate change on archaeological sites

Rober Park doing research.
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