Anthropology students and faculty worked with AU Museum to create Plans to Prosper You: Reflections of Black Resistance and Resilience in Montgomery County’s Potomac River Valley.
Researchers recover narratives lost in the "Great Dismal Swamp": Professor and PhD student featured on Smithsonian Channel for their work on documentary.
The HARCC Collection developed via the Craft of Anthropology course documents River Road African communities founded during the Reconstruction Era.
Do you have a desire to expose social problems and pursue justice? The MA in Public Anthropology from American University is for students like you with a passion for inspiring change in the world around them. Our students explore culture, power, and history in everyday life while sharpening their skills in critical inquiry, problem solving, and public communication for careers in public service, community organizing, and social advocacy.