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Welcome to Department of Anthropology

The Anthropology program at SF State prepares students for success in graduate programs as well as for leadership positions in the nonprofit sector, the private sector and government. Our graduates have gone on to become teachers, researchers, film producers, policy advocates, attorneys, museum professionals and university professors. Courses at the B.A. and M.A. level provide opportunities to engage real-world problems and develop real-world skills.


News & Announcements

Black Lives Matter

The Department of Anthropology supports the Black Lives Matter movement and the uprisings triggered by the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd.

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Alumna Mary L. Gray Receives MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Genius is rare. What’s even more rare? Being publicly declared a genius and given funding to pursue your creative and scholastic interests. Alumna Mary L.

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Professor Doug Bailey has published two new books!

Professor Bailey has just published two new books about his 2020 art/archaeology exhibition in Portugal.



Anti-racism in Anthropology: Steps toward systemic change

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

Alumni Stella Dugall's film screening

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

Careers in Anthropology Speaker Series Begins

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 5:00pm