Anthropology students learn to describe, analyze, and interpret the human condition. The program is integrative, drawing from geography, biology, the humanities, and other social and natural sciences. Geography figures prominently in our program and provides an important lens through which human groups are examined over time. Students can engage in four programmatic areas defined by faculty research: humans and the environment, international development and globalization, health and well-being, and professional methods and techniques. The department values and promotes experiential training, primary research, and public engagement and education.