Faculty of Arts
Department of Anthropology
Welcome to the Department of Anthropology. Our teaching and research covers archaeology, biological anthropology, ethnomusicology and social anthropology.
How to contact the Head of Department, undergraduate and postgraduate advisers and administrative staff.
Meet our distinguished staff.
The Anthropology courses you can take and how to plan your study.
Read about staff research interests, publications and projects.
Information about Ethnomusicology courses and how to plan your study.
Learn more about postgraduate research opportunities in Anthropology.
Read about recent PhD thesis topics and meet our current doctoral candidates.
Our resources include the Anthropology Photographic Archive, the slide/video and fossil casts archives and the National Conservation Laboratory for Wet Organic Archaeological Materials.
Information about JPS - the Journal of the Polynesian Society, the Auckland Archaeological Society, the Polynesian Society and RAL (Research in Anthropology and Linguistics).
Find out which scholarships and awards you are eligible to apply for.
Read about the archaeological field schools we have run in different parts of New Zealand.
Where to get help and advice in the Department of Anthropology, including Writing Guides for essays and theses/dissertations.
Up-to-date information about department news and events.