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: sociocultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, and biological (physical) anthropology.
2023 Silver Medal Event
Join us on Wednesday, March 8th from 5:00 to 7:00pm for the 2023 Silver Medal Event. Our distinguished guest speaker this year is Prof. Lindsay Bell of the Department of Anthropology at Western University who will be presenting a lecture entitled “Under Pressure: Diamonds and Everyday Life in a Northern Town”. This event will take place in HH 1102 with a reception to follow in HH 373.
Recipients of the 2022 Sally Weaver Award
The Department of Anthropology is pleased to announce that Carey Matthews and Yingjia Wang are the recipients of this year’s Sally Weaver Award.
Anthropology students receive the Iris Yuzdepski Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship
The department of Anthropology annually awards the Iris Yuzdepski Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in Year Four in the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts.
Congratulations to Christinneanne Mclellan, Claire Reynolds and Carley Marentette.