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James F. Brooks, History and Anthropology
  1. May 12, 2016 - 5:30pm to May 13, 2016 - 5:30pm
Spring 2016 Proseminar
Chimpanzees are humankind’s...
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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Mattison Mines

Welcome to Anthropology at UC Santa Barbara

Anthropology is the study of humankind in the broadest sense: biological, sociocultural, and historical. The Department of Anthropology at UCSB has been a vibrant and active center of research and teaching for a half century. We offer B.A. degrees in two emphases: Cultural Anthropology (including archaeology), and Biological Anthropology. We offer graduate specializations in archaeology (including bioarchaeology), sociocultural anthropology, and integrative anthropological sciences.


We regret to announce the passing of Professor Emeritus Mattison Mines on February 25, 2016.

The Department of Anthropology congratulates the following graduate students

The Wenner-Gren Foundation has three major goals – to support significant and innovative...