The Department of Anthropology offers B.A. degrees in Anthropology and Maritime Studies, M.A. degrees in Anthropology and Historical Archaeology and five different minors. Students are involved in hands on research across the disciplines of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and archaeology.
The UWF Department of Anthropology offers B.A. degrees in Anthropology and Maritime Studies, M.A. degrees in Anthropology and Historical Archaeology and five different minors. Students are involved in hands on research across the disciplines of cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and archaeology.
Faculty and students of the 2021 UWF Forensic Anthropology Field School share their experiences and insights of the five-week program.
UWF Anthropology and Archaeology News
The University of West Florida Department of Anthropology wishes to announce the availability of a scholarship for their graduate programs in anthropology. A colleague has made a one-year assistantship (tuition waiver and stipend) available to one UWF Anthropology graduate student for the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful applicant will meet the requirements of the Department and the UWF Graduate School, and will commit to undertaking a Masters thesis project on some aspect of submerged terrestrial archaeology, broadly conceived. Questions about this scholarship should be directed to Dr. Ramie Gougeon (rgougeon at uwf.edu). If you have already applied to our graduate program for Fall 2021 admission and would like to be considered for this scholarship, please contact Dr. Gougeon
Dr. Winburn and Antaya Jennings article in special issue of Forensic Anthropology on diversity and inclusion
Dr. Allysha Winburn, assistant professor of anthropology, and Antaya Jennings ’19 recently published a peer-reviewed article in a special issue of the journal "Forensic Anthropology," dedicated to diversity and inclusion. For more information click here
The Division of Anthropology and Archaeology strongly supports the University of West Florida leadership’s commitment to inclusive excellence as exemplified in the university’s official statement.
The University is currently leading us in a series of deep-dive conversations, hosted by UWF Equity & Diversity, for our campus community to come together and unpack our thoughts and feelings during this difficult time.
We also want to share some of the discussion going on within the professional organizations of our discipline:
UWF is offering a for-credit short course on submerged paleolandscapes August 3-7, 2020 in Pensacola, Florida. The course is open to both current students and professionals through the UWF Continuing Education program. Please see the Submerged Paleolandscapes flyer for full description. For more information, contact Dr. Ramie Gougeon - email@example.com.
Dr. Miller Wolf selected for a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant
Dr. Katherine Miller Wolf, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of West Florida, is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Miller Wolf will teach students from the National Autonomous University of Honduras at an archaeological site in Copan, Honduras from May to December 2020. For more information, visit the UWF Newsroom.
The University of West Florida's Marine Services Center (MSC) provides diving platforms, research vessels and support staff for university sponsored projects involved in underwater research in and around the Florida Gulf Coast.
The Archaeology Institute at the University of West Florida is an educational, research and service facility concerned with the prehistoric and historic archaeological resources of the northwest Florida region.
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