Department of Anthropology



Anthropology is the study of the biological and cultural diversity of humanity. American anthropology has four broad subfields. Archaeology examines the physical records of past cultures. Biological or physical anthropology is concerned with human evolution and modern human biological variation. Cultural anthropology focuses on the customs, traditions, and rituals of human societies. Linguistic anthropology explores the relationship between language and culture in past and present human societies.

For courses and course information please visit the undergraduate catalog.

  • ANT 100 Human Diversity
  • ANT 103 Ancient Civilizations
  • ANT 293 Topics in Anthropology
  • ANT 302 Archaeology
  • ANT 393 Area Studies in Archaeology
  • ANT 496 Ind Study in Anthropology


Dr. Peter S. Dunham
Campus Locations: CB 216
Phone: 216.523.7155

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Anthropology
2121 Euclid Avenue, CB 119
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Chester Building, Room 119
2300 Chester Avenue
Carole A. Lade
Phone: 216.687.2414
Fax: 216.687.9384
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