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Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi does research in Gujarat, India

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein in Belgium

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Recently graduated anthropology major continues her work and studies

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Dr. Dorothy Hodgson and Maasai activist Ndini Kimesera Sikar at the U.N. in NYC

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Student discusses honors poster on “Undocumented Mexican Women in New Brunswick”

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Dr. David Hughes at Fukushima Workshop, Tokyo

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Graduate student meets orangutan as a T.A. in Borneo with Rutgers Study Abroad "Primates, Ecology and Conservation in Indonesia"

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Student discusses Honors work at historic site in Trappe, PA with Chair, Dr. Craig Feibel

CITE Anthropology Grad Curriculum

CITE Anthropology Grad Curriculum for Class Entering Fall 2015

• Total credits to degree: 72 (48 course credits, 24 research credits)
• Funding: 4+ years consisting of a mix of TA and fellowship, depending on the needs of department (typical model consists of Fellowship in Years 1 and 4, TA in Years 2 and 3).
• Field statements: A sequence of the following: syllabus (Spring of Year 1); analytical essay (Spring of Year 2); dissertation prospectus (Fall of Year 3). Individual advisors may require additional work to develop expertise in area studies. Main advisor may supervise both the prospectus (Year 3) and one of the other two field statements (Years 1 or 2).
• Required courses: 505 (History of Theory), 506 (Research Design and Methods), and 514 (Language as Social Action)

Year One (Fellowship) – 18 course credits (max.)
   Fall
           9 course credits
   Spring
           6 course credits
           3 credits for field statement (16:070:600, course syllabus)
   Summer
           Pre-dissertation field visit

Year Two (Fellowship or TA) – 15-18 course credits, 6 research credits (max. 24)
   Fall
           6-9 course credits
   Spring
           6 course credits
           3 credits for field statement (16:070:600, analytical essay)
   Summer
           6 research credits – language training, grant proposal writing, prospectus preparation, pre-diss fieldwork, independent study, etc.

Year Three (Fellowship or TA) – 15-18 course credits, 6 research credits (max. 24)
   Fall
           6-9 course credits
           1 credit for field statement (16:070:601, prospectus/diss res proposal)
   Spring
           6-9 course credits
           Defend prospectus
   Summer
           6 research credits – fieldwork

Year Four (Fellowship or External) – 2 research credits
   Field research

Year Five (Fellowship, Other Internal, or External) – 6-10 research credits
   Dissertation write up

Year Six, if necessary (Other Internal or External) – 6 research credits
   Defend dissertation; publish articles; apply for jobs; etc.

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