Research and Collections

Department of Anthropology

Department
Staff

Archaeology

Physical
Anthropology

Cultural
Anthropology

Cultural
Resources
Managemnt (CRM)

Gold Coast
Anthropological
Society

Archaeological
Society of
America (AIA) -
South FL Chapter

Department of Paleontology


Collections

For Researchers:

To schedule access to the research collections contact

Anthropology-
Peter Ferdinando
pferd001@fiu.edu

Paleontology-
Robert A. Depalma
rdepalma@pbmnh.org





   

 

   

Department of Anthropology


What is Anthropology?

At its most basic level, the study of Anthropology is the examination of all aspects of humanity. It is the scientific consideration of our past, present, and in some cases even our species’ very future.

Anthropology is divided into several distinct,
but overlapping sub-fields. The Department conducts research and holds collections relating to the following:


Archaeology

The study of humanity’s past through material remains.

Physical Anthropology

The study of humanity through biological remains.

Cultural Anthropology

The study of humanity’s culture, both past and present.

Focus on Forensic Anthropology

Forensic Anthropology is the application of Physical Anthropological techniques to the solving of criminal cases. This section is a beginners guide to this discipline, which is image intensive.

Practical Hints for the Archaeologist
by Bernie Powell

This section presents an interesting series of tips about a variety of aspects within Archaeology. Keep checking back, a new one will be uploaded every week


Please check back for much more
information about Anthropology

 

 



 





 

 


 
 
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