The Division of Anthropology is concerned with all aspects of human behavior, past, present, and with an eye to the future. Our work is Sociocultural, Linguistic, Biological, and Archaeological. Established in 1873, only four years after the Museum's founding, the Division has acquired over 500,000 objects representing the peoples of the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific Islands.
Anthropology News is the AAA member magazine. The magazine includes feature articles, opinion columns, visual essays, AAA news, notes from the field, in memoriam notices, member profiles, section news, and more.
Sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, this resource features a select list of Web sites, each with a brief annotation, sharing a sample of what the Internet holds for teachers and students interested in the field of anthropology.
This blog is a project of the Culture in Global Affairs (CIGA) research and policy program of the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Its mission is wide-ranging: to promote awareness of the relevance of anthropological knowledge to contemporary issues and to enhance discussion and debate within and beyond anthropology about contemporary issues.
Becoming Human brings together interactive multimedia, research and scholarship to promote greater understanding of the course of human evolution. Sponsored by the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University.
Sponsored by National Geographic, this resource uses genetic information to map patterns of ancestry and migration throughout the world.
SPC produces a wide variety of publications, many of which can be downloaded free of charge from this website. Through its publications, often produced in partnership with members and other regional and international organizations, SPC contributes information and knowledge to support sustainable development in the Pacific Island region.
The research conducted by the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian covers a wide range of topics and areas of the world. Some of the research topics include human-environmental interactions, population migration, origins of domestication, linguistics, and forensic anthropology.
The Wenner-Gren Foundation has three major goals: to support significant and innovative anthropological research into humanity's biological and cultural origins, development, and variation; to foster the international community of research scholars in anthropology; and to provide leadership at the forefronts of the discipline.