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 regarding the Stevens Building groundbreaking ceremony on Sept 16. Click here for article

Please see the article featuring The Anthropology Museum entitled, "Celebrating diversity, creating community". Click here for article 

Please see the article entittled, "Anthropology professor wins prestigious Fulbright Scholar grant to Italy", featuring Dr. Giovanni Bennardo. Click here for article 

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

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 - 

Spring 2015 - Registration Information

Registration Records - Dates and Deadlines

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs of Study - Spring 2015

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]

See us on Facebook too!

Cole Hall Dedication

For a video of the Cole Hall Dedication click here

 Jobs and Related Opportunities