The college of arts & sciences is the largest undergraduate program at washington university, offering students the most diverse range of courses in more than 50 different fields, ranging from anthropology and biochemistry to mathematics and performing arts the college draws on the rich and varied resources that this. Many anthropology majors opt for semester abroad opportunities that are not yet on the wu 'previously-approved' list you are encouraged to locate the a copy of the correct form [approved or alternate] required by the washington university international studies overseas programs office a copy of your student record. Twenty incoming freshman are selected each summer to join the four-year program which consists of a yearlong seminar in medical anthropology, a community health internship, several courses in medical anthropology, and a senior thesis or capstone project as a graduate of the medicine and society program, i cannot. For conducting comprehensive and stellar research in biological anthropology through washington university in st louis and the st louis zoo kylen has conducted independent research on gorillas at the zoo, screened video footage from congo in the anthropology department's digital primate behavior laboratory, and. The department recognizes and accepts courses from a number of semester or year abroad programs anthropology majors have access to the exchange program between our department and the department of anthropology at university college london, a program of intensive anthropological coursework many other.
My research interests focus on the behavioral ecology of howler monkeys ( alouatta spp) in mexico, guatemala , and belize for my master's thesis, i conducted population surveys, along with alejandro estrada (unam), of the endemic species a pigra in several archaeological zones throughout the. Some of the possible research opportunities in anthropology department labs include projects in archaeology, paleoethnobotany, geoarchaeology, zooarchaeology, genetic studies, human biomechanics, human osteology, human ecology, and primate studies directed research projects have led to senior honors theses in. To simplify such a broad range of interests, the field of anthropology is divided into four main areas, three of which are well represented by the teaching and research interests of the anthropology faculty at washington university: sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, and biological anthropology with the help of faculty.
Anthropology offers the opportunity to study human existence in the present and the past and to explore how and why humans vary in their behaviors, cultures and biology students choose to study anthropology because they want to understand some of the most intriguing and troubling issues faced by modern society: the. The maximum level of honors is established by student's gpa, however the quality of the thesis is important in determining the actual level of honors that will be awarded specific questions about eligibility or requirements should be addressed to the departmental honors coordinator (prof ea quinn, [email protected] wustledu,.
Lambda alpha is a national anthropology honorary society open to majors and minors with at least junior standing who maintain a 30 gpa and have taken a to the outstanding graduating senior in anthropology is given to one or more graduates who have the highest combination of gpa and excellent honors thesis. D research associate washington university in st louis department of anthropology [email protected] / [email protected] education 2013 phd in anthropology washington university in saint louis, st louis mo dissertation title: “art, ideology, and politics at el achiotal: a late preclassic frontier site in. While the early view of hunger as the product of a world population too large to sustain has largely been eliminated, and the mainstream international community has come to accept that food insecurity results from issues of distribution rather than an insufficient global food supply, the emphasis on.
Drawing upon this work, her senior honors thesis reflected on the extent to which social division is present in belfast and examined the mechanisms by which this division is maintained jackie later went on to earn her master of public health ( mph) from the brown school at washington university as part of her mph. This course is the required second-semester sequence of the introduction to medical anthropology and cultural anthropology for students enrolled in the the expectations of a 400-level directed research project will be quite high, and may be viewed as comparable to an undergraduate honors thesis for students who are.