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About Us

Anthropology @ Western

The Department of Anthropology consists of 16 full-time faculty divided into three major research areas: Sociocultural Anthropology (7), Archaeology and Bioarchaeology (7), and Linguistic Anthropology (2). Included among the faculty are a Distinguished University Professor (Regna Darnell), 2 Faculty Scholars (Kim Clark and Andrew Nelson), and the Lawson Chair of Canadian Archaeology (Neal Ferris).

We specialize in:

A cross-cutting focus is on First Nations research (with a range of interdisciplinary links), which has supported the establishment of the First Nations Studies Program.

We have regional expertise in: