Department of Anthropology

Welcome from the Chair

Chair, Dr. Kendall ThuOn behalf of NIU’s Anthropology Department, I want to extend a welcome to visit our program via our website. Here you will find how anthropology comes alive through our faculty, staff, and students. Click for more.

Department News


 Please see the article featuring Dr. Dan Gebo, "NIU's Dan Gebo wins Professor of the Year for hands on teaching." Click here for article (Northern Star)

Please see the article featuring Dr. Dan Gebo, entitled "NIU's Dan Gebo named "Illinois Prorfessor of the Year"" Click here for article (Daily Chronicle)

Please see the article featuring Dr. Susan Russell, entitled, "NIU’s Susan Russell wins $90,000 grant to lead educators on study tour in Philippines." Click here for article.

At the groundbreaking ceremony for Stevens Building, we were given a photograph from Dewberry on what the new building will look like when completed. Here is a photo.

Please see the article featuring The Anthropology Museum, entitled, "NIU Anthropology Museum received federal grant for storage, collections move. Click here for article.

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Student Information

For More Testimonials [click here]

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Exploration and Discovery

Course Semester Information

Course Descriptions - Spring 2015

Spring 2015 - Registration Information

Registration Records - Dates and Deadlines

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of Study - Spring 2015

Anthropology Club

For information on the Anthropology Club click here.



Anthropology Museum

 The Anthropology Museum


Museum News

Anthropology Museum Homepage

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Cole Hall Dedication

For a video of the Cole Hall Dedication click here

 Jobs and Related Opportunities