Departments & Facilities
Our faculty have expertise in medical anthropology, medical sociology, epidemiology, forensic anthropology, religiosity, globalization, archaeology and more.
Human behavior. Biology. Culture. Societies. Social change. Explore what brings us together and what makes us unique on biological and social levels through the Department of Anthropology & Sociology.
Faculty & Staff
Get to know faculty and staff in the Department of Anthropology & Sociology. Our faculty are experts in their fields, contributing to scholarship in archaeology, radiocarbon dating, medieval epidemics, paleodemography, religiosity, globalization, sociology of education, the family, medical sociology, sociology of the law and more.
USD is the region's leader in archaeology, as demonstrated by our dedicated Archaeology Laboratory (ARCHLAB) – a robust research facility for the anthropology program at USD. The ARCHLAB is home to laboratories, curation facilities, wet lab, specialized library, field equipment and more.