Anthropology is the study of human beings through archaeology, ethnology, linguistic, and biological anthropology. Anthropologists study cultures, languages, technology, arts, and human biology, past and present. MNA anthropologists partner with descendant communities and federal agencies on numerous archaeological and ethnographic research projects on the Colorado Plateau.
Dr. Kelley Hays-Gilpin is the Edward Bridge Danson Jr. Chair of Anthropology.
Kimberly Spurr and her team conduct archaeological investigations on the Colorado Plateau.
Current Research project include: