Graduate Degrees: Ph.D., M.A.

Apply for Admission: December 1, 2022 (Ph.D)
5th Year MA (For UC Berkeley Students) Closed for admission-Fall 2023

Required Tests: GRE Required: No


The Department of Anthropology offers a PhD in Anthropology, with concentrations in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, or Biological Anthropology. The PhD in Anthropology is concerned with diverse analytic and substantive problems in the contemporary world and includes research sites across the United States and around the world. For example, the PhD in Anthropology might focus on issues of political economy and finance; the dynamics of race, gender, and sexuality; psychological and medical anthropology; the study of religion and secularism; genomics and the anthropology of science and reason; folklore theory; linguistic anthropology; long term human-environment relations; cultural politics of food, energy, and space; aging and the life course; historic archaeology; archaeology of the contemporary; biocultural approaches in archaeology; cultural politics of identity, space, and the body; agrarian micropolitics; or urban anthropology.

Source: Berkeley Academic Guide

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232 Anthropology and Art Practice Building #3710
Phone: (510) 642-3406