Welcome to the Department of Anthropology!

Main Department Office
380 MFAC-Ellicott Complex
Buffalo, NY 14261-0026

Phone: (716) 645-2414
Fax: (716) 645-3808

Department Chair: Peter F. Biehl
Department Administrator: Tamara M. Dixon

Director of Graduate Studies: Donald Pollock
Graduate Program Coordinator: Maria Portera

Director of Undergraduate Studies: Vasiliki Neofotistos
Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Beth Wallace

Spring 2015 Faculty Office Hours

Fall 2015 Graduate course descriptions are now available!

Fall 2015 Undergraduate course descriptions are now available!



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March 27th, 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Please join us for a “meet and greet” with anthropology faculty on Friday, March 27th in the Totem Pole Room, located in Fillmore at the Ellicott Complex!

Coffee and cookies will be provided!