01:070:422 Theories in Physical Anthropology

3 credits

Course Description: This is a course in physical anthropology that introduces students to the formal definition of science and theories in science. This course analyzes several topics that are rich in theoretical arguments, and that have been areas of contention for over 150 years, since the inception of anthropology as a science. These topics are placed within the context of the history of evolutionary anthropology from the 19th through the 21st centuries. 

Most Recent Syllabus
document 422 Cachel Spring 2015 (63 KB)


Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, BIO-209A Tuesday 1-2 pm virtual or apptmt

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: Mondays 2:00-3:30 pm or by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday