Anthropology provides insight into our biological and cultural evolutionary background and offers a holistic view of how our economic, social, political, and religious systems relate to one another. It helps us reflect on our own social systems, on the interrelationships between individuals and societies, and on the reasons for the development of thoughts and feelings that can promote connection or conflict across social and cultural groups.
The University of Iowa is a place where you can commit to building a path to a brighter tomorrow. That means not just preserving culture, but celebrating it. Not just caring about our fellow humans, but genuinely serving others. When you join the Hawkeye family, you’re welcomed into something larger than yourself: a strong, vibrant, open community dedicated to enriching the community around them and changing the world for the better.