Anthropology

For Students

For Undergraduate Students

Departmental Undergraduate Group

The Anthropology DUG periodically organizes activities to support undergraduate concentrators.

For more information, contact [email protected]

Follow posts and news about Anthropology at Brown on the Brown Anthropology DUG Facebook Group.

 

Undergraduate Studies Administrators

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)

  • Stephen Houston

    Dupee Family Professor of Social Science, Professor of Anthropology, Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Director of Undergraduate Studies
    Giddings House

    Contact the DUS with questions relating to:

    • General undergraduate advising
    • Concentration declarations
    • Curricular requirements
    • Transfer credits

Director of Undergraduate Research (DUR) & Director of Undergraduate Community Engagement (DUCE)

  • Katherine Mason

    Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Director of Undergraduate Research, Director of Undergraduate Community Engagement
    Giddings House

    Contact the DUCE with questions relating to:

    • Engaged Scholars Program
    • Departmental Undergraduate Group
    • Representation of Anthropology at campus events

    Contact the DUR with questions relating to:

    • Honors and Senior Theses (including proposal submission)
    • Apprenticeship Program

For Graduate Students

Graduate Student Handbook

 

 

Graduate Studies Administrators

Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)

  • Daniel Jordan Smith

    Charles C. Tillinghast, Jr. '32 Professor of International Studies, Professor of Anthropology, Director of Graduate Studies

    Contact the DGS with questions relating to:

    • General graduate advising
    • Degree requirements
    • Dissertation proposals
    • Preliminary Exams
    • Teaching Assistant assignments
    • Graduate funding (except first and second year summer funding)
    • Graduate student standing in the program (except first and second year students)
    • Leaves of absence
    • Visa and external fellowship applications
    • Transfer credits
    • Program annual report

Director of Graduate Training (DGT)

  • Paja Faudree

    Associate Professor of Anthropology, Director of Graduate Training
    Giddings House

    Contact the DGT with questions relating to:

    • General inquiries from students in their first and second year of the program
    • Master's thesis proposals and writing
    • First year graduate student advising (fall semester)
    • New student orientation
    • Teaching Assistant orientation and training
    • Summer funding for first and second year students
    • Standing of first and second year students
    • NSF-GRF applications
    • Open Graduate Education Program (OGEP)

Director of Graduate Admissions (DGA)

  • Patricia Rubertone

    Professor of Anthropology , Director of Graduate Admissions

    Contact the DGA with questions relating to:

    • General inquiries from prospective Ph.D. students (except students applying through Brown's OGEP - contact the DGT)
    • Admission to the Ph.D. program in Anthropology
    • Events related to graduate admissions