What is Anthropology?
Anthropology is the study of what it means to be human: from the study of culture and social relations, to human biology and evolution, to languages, to music, art and architecture, and to vestiges of human habitation.
University of Louisville Department of Anthropology undergraduate advising services are available to both approved and intended majors.
Peer Mentor Program
Have a question about becoming an anthropology major? Want a student perspective on interesting courses to take? Want to hear about research and study abroad opportunities? Have a problem but afraid to approach a professor about it? You should meet with a peer mentor.
Information for students wanting to gain experience and career skills through an internship.
Senior Honors Thesis
The Anthropology Department's Honors Program is for those students who meet eligibility requirements and who wish to graduate with departmental honors by completing a significant independent research project during their final year.
Anthropological research opportunities for undergraduate students.
Anthropology Student Association
The Anthropology Student Association is a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) designed to make opportunities to experience Anthropology more accessible to students. The programs that ASA participate in are dictated by its student membership and their interests. Each semester, ASA sponsors a variety of activities, from lectures to field trips.
Lambda Alpha Honors Society
Established in 1968, Lambda Alpha is a national honor society founded to promote the study of anthropology. The name Lambda Alpha is composed of the initial letters of the Greek words Logos Anthropou, meaning "the study of humans". The LA chapter of UofL works closely with the Anthropological Student Association to plan anthropology-related student events and activities on campus and in the community.
Letters From The Field
The Peteet Award for Excellence in Anthropological Scholarship