Through teaching, research and example the Department of Anthropology at Western Michigan University aims to:
- Broaden our appreciation of human diversity, past and present.
- Explore issues of cultural and biological change.
- Gain awareness of and affect the conditions that give rise to social differences and inequalities.
Students and faculty are provided with:
- An academic environment for liberal thinking that will encourage the appreciation and exploration of human diversity.
- Respect for the diversity of ideas in teaching, research and its practical applications.
- The application of modern technologies to document and solve social problems.
We create a distinctive environment for learning, thanks to the collective talents of our world-class faculty. We want you to meet them and learn from them.