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anthropology graduate students sit and discuss in Gzowski College at Trent University


Anthropology M.A.

Established in 1974, the Anthropology Graduate Program is one of the longest standing graduate programs at Trent University. 

In addition to providing a thorough grounding in anthropological theory and research methods as a preparation for professional careers and/ or continuing study at the PhD level, our program produces graduates with sufficient depth and breadth of outlook to meet the need for resourcefulness, versatility and adaptability in modern society.

Areas of strength within the M.A. program include:

  1. North American archaeology, European and Southwest Asian prehistory, the archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds;
  2. Landscape and environmental archaeology, lithic technology, material culture studies, zooarchaeology, isotope biogeochemistry, bioarchaeology and mortuary practices;
  3. Archaeological method and theory, public archaeology, anthropology of art, ethnographic studies.