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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

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2018-2019 Highlights

Take a look at several of our department highlights from 2018-2019!


Creative (un)makings: Disruptions in Art/Archaeology Exhibition

On March 6th, Professor Doug Bailey will open a major international exhibition ("Creative (un)makings: Disruptions in Art/Archaeology") that explores the interfaces between art and archaeology.



Beyond the Chalk with Dr. Dawn - Elissa FIscher

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 2:00pm
LIB 244, 2nd floor

Classroom to Career: Anthropology in Work and Life

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11:00am
HUM 587

Iran Reframed

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:00pm
HUM 587