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We are happy to help answer any questions you have regarding our program and beyond!  Please use this page as your first stop for information, and contact Dr. Melissa Murphy (Graduate Studies Director) or other faculty members you would be interest in working with for additional information.  

Click here for a list of Current Anthropology Graduate Students !

Travel Funding   |   MA Degree Requirements   |   PhD Degree Requirements   |    Forms and Deadlines   |  Graduate Student Regulations and Policies

Expectations of Anthropology Students

Students who graduate with an MA in Anthropology from the University of Wyoming will:

  • be able to explain the contents of the "four fields" of Anthropology and their interrelationship in written and oral formats.

  • have experience conducting original research.

  • develop skills which foster professionalism as related to their chosen fields.

Students who graduate with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Wyoming will:

  • have professional and specialized training so that they can move into careers in academic or non-academic tracks.

  • have a dissertation research experience that results in professional publication(s), thereby contributing to the expansion of knowledge.

  • have practical experience that will promote their movement into professional careers in a reasonable amount of time.

Graduate Student Information

Graduate Student Regulations and Policies

Travel Funding Requests

Students are welcome to submit requests for funding support when traveling to meetings and conferences.  Cost-sharing is a requirement, so please be prepared to gather funding from multiple sources; your advisor, department, college and Academic Affairs may contribute to your fundraising efforts. 

Contact Us

Anthropology Department

12th and Lewis Streets

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307 766-5136


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