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Anthropology

Students gain advanced knowledge of the evolution of primate and human behavior; behavioral ecology of nonhuman primates; cultural evolution; human evolution; hunter-gatherers; North American prehistory; archaeological theory; identity politics; critical theory; culture/power/ideology; gender and society; political economy/ecology; and urban anthropology. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in archaeology, linguistic anthropology, biological anthropology, or social anthropology.

Information

Program Address

Department of Anthropology
328 Young Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-0745
Fax: 
(916) 752-8885

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 
GANT

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Dec 15, 2020
Space Available: 
Mar 15, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

Space available deadline only applicable to the MA program in Evolutionary Anthropology.

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Department Chair
  • Anthropology
  • 10/01/2016
(530) 754-9718 | laisbell@ucdavis.edu
  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Anthropology
  • 09/07/2016
(530) 754-0739 | jsmit@ucdavis.edu
  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Anthropology
  • 07/01/2018
(530) 554-2300 | tdweaver@ucdavis.edu

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Anthropology
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2022
(530) 754-0739 | jsmit@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Anthropology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2022
(530) 554-2300 | tdweaver@ucdavis.edu

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies