Courses

16:070:509 Kinship in Nature and Culture

3 credits
Course Description: Examination of the anthropological orthodoxy that kinship systems are a property of culture and hence of human society; systematic examination of the role of kinship in the lives of other species, particularly the higher primates. The adaptational significance of human innovations.

Contacts

Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
palombit@rutgers.edu
Office Hours virtual, by appointment

Graduate Director
Erin Vogel
erin.vogel@rutgers.edu
Office Hours virtual, Monday 2:30-4, by appointment

Graduate Assistant
Safiena Salaman
bss136@anthropology.rutgers.edu