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The SUNY Geneseo program in Anthropology is designed to provide a broad-based, comprehensive education in both the theoretical and practical aspects of Anthropology. Courses, laboratory experiences, learning experiences inside and outside the classroom setting are designed to serve the professional goals of students and faculty.

The program is designed to make a contribution to the profession of anthropology and to train a new generation of anthropologists to have a positive impact on the world.

Exciting study abroad opportunities within our department are available.  Please see our recent trips here-

History of the Program

The Geneseo Anthropology Department was founded in 1969, and the Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology was approved by SUNY Central in January 1970. Our mission is the quest for excellence in teaching and research within the discipline of anthropology. 

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Department of Anthropology
Bailey 153
One College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
Phone: (585) 245-5277
Fax: (585) 245-5633