As a department our faculty research and teaching interests span the breadth of the discipline of anthropology. We have faculty specializations in archaeology, biological anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology.

Our faculty have received numerous nationally and internationally competitive research grants and fellowships. Recent grants and fellowships include:
  • 2016-2019, Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK), International Co-Investigator; Mark Liechty

  • 2017, Humanities Without Walls Collaborative Research Grant; Molly Doane
  • 2016-2018, Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-Ph.D. Research Grant; Tarini Bedi
  • 2016-2017, Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-Ph.D. Research Grant: Gayatri Reddy
  • 2016, Center for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), Visiting Fellowship: Tarini Bedi
  • 2014-2016, US Dept. of State and CIES, Fulbright Specialist; Mark Liechty
  • 2016, American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) Senior Research Fellowship: Gayatri Reddy
  • 2016-2019, National Science Foundation Grant: Mitch Hendrickson
  • 2011-2015, National Endowment for the Humanities: Joel Palka

  • 2014, Robert Ho Foundation/ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship in Buddhist Studies: Mitch Hendrickson
  • 2014, National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration Grant: Brian Bauer