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 entitled, "NIU Professors, students pitch in for Phillippines disaster relief", featuring Dr. Katharine Wiegele. click here for article.

Congratulations to undergraduate Kristina Kroger, for receiving third place in the URAD Poster Presentation on April 22nd. She is Giovanni Bennardo's URAP student. click here for link

Please see the article featuring Dr. Michael Kolb entitled, "Coller, Kolb, Myers named 2014 Presidential Teaching Professors". Click here for link

Please see the article featuring Dr. Giovanni Bennardo entitled, "2014 Presidential Research Professors spread NIU’s reputation worldwide" Click here for link

Please see the article from Dr. Timothy Horsley entitled "Survey seeking taces of lesser-known 1814 defense" - Click here for link 

Please see the article enttitled: "Why Companies are Desperate to Hire Anthropologists" from Business Insider Magazine - Click here for link

For more department news.. click here

Student Information

For More Testimonials [click here]

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Exploration and Discovery

Course Semester Information

Course Descriptions - Fall 2014  *Please note courses are subject to change*

Fall 2014 - Registration Information

Registration Records - Dates and Deadlines

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of Study - Spring 2014

Digital Measures

 Anthropology Club

For information on the Anthropology Club click here.



Anthropology Museum

The Anthropology Museum

Museum News

Anthropology Museum Homepage

The Anthropology Museum was featured in an article by Northern Now [click here]

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Cole Hall Dedication

For a video of the Cole Hall Dedication click here

 Jobs and Related Opportunities