Virtual Tour with Chair TR Kidder

Learn more about Anthropology and the Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis.

Anthropology Fall Open House

Welcome to our virtual Anthropology Open House! Below you will find a list of online resources about the discipline, the Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis, and what majoring or minoring in Anthropology could mean for you.

  • Take a virtual tour of the discipline of Anthropology and how we approach Anthropology at WashU with the Chair of the Dept, Prof Kidder, in the video at the top of this page. 

  • Learn more about a major or minor in Anthropology or Anthropology: Global Health and Environment. Click here to access the Majors Handbook.

  • Learn more about our faculty's research on our Research Spotlight page

  • Want to know about undergraduate research? Watch our past honor students explain their original anthropological research!

  • How about a game of Clue: Wustl Anthropology Edition? Prof. EA Quinn has created a fun and interactive online Clue game set in McMillan Hall. A major discovery was made in McMillan Hall. Can you figure out which professor, in which room, and with which anthropological tool made the discovery?!

  • What can a degree in Anthropology mean as a career? Check out what some of our Anthropology graduates do now in this infographic.

  • Join us for the Major & Minor Fair on October 26, 2021! The Major & Minor fair will give you the opportunity to talk with a WashU student majoring in  Anthropology or Anthropology: Global Health and Environment. Learn more about it here.


Have more questions about the major? Find us on social media or email the Anthropology Academic Coordinator, Kirsten Jacobsen.

Email Kirsten Jacobsen