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.


ANTH 222: Anthropologies of the Body

Instructor: Alexis Dolphin


6:30-9:30 p.m.

PAS 1229


  1. Oct. 4, 2017Götz Hoeppe wins the Melvin Pollner Prize in EthnomethodologyGoetz Hoeppe

    Götz Hoeppe, Associate Professor of Anthropology, was awarded the 2017 Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology for his article “Working Data Together: The Accountability and Reflexivity of Digital Astronomical Practice”, which appeared in the journal Social Studies of Science.

  2. July 17, 2017Spring 2017 ConvocationCupcakes at convocation

  3. Dec. 20, 2016SSHRC grants Insight award to UWaterloo Anthropology alumnus, Dr. James WaldramJames Waldram

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  1. Oct. 24, 2017Applying to Grad School Workshopthree question marks

    How do you apply to graduate school in Anthropology?

    How do you figure out where to go and what to study?

    What is grad school anyway?

    Current Public Issues Anthropology grad students talk about how they navigated the process.

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