Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of fall quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Undergraduate Research Grant

Each year, the Anthropology Department has an annual $500 undergraduate research grant that will be awarded to a maximum of 2 students during winter quarter.

This Anthropology Undergraduate Research grant (AURG) is to provide students in the major or minor with financial funds to pursue activities related to anthropological undergraduate research (attending a conference, books, visiting a field site for data, etc.). One student focusing on evolutionary anthropology research and one student focusing on sociocultural anthropology research will be selected to receive these grants.

Access the 2021-22 AURG application here, the deadline is December 6, 2021. 

Recipients of the grant are required to author a blog post for a general audience about their research activities. Below are blog posts from previous undergraduate grant recipients.

Brian Graves, 2020 Research Grant Recipient

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting

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Rachel Paul, 2019 Research Grant Recipient

Rachel Paul, 2019 Research Grant Recipient

Vicuna Wool - Newest Trend or Oldest Fashion Statement of the Elite? By Rachel Paul

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