Yale University Department of Anthropology

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The interdepartmental Council on Archaeological Studies is composed of faculty from a broad range of disciplines, including Anthropology, Classics, Geology and Geophysics, and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.


The primary mission of the YUAL is to facilitate and support research and education, in addition to managing the collections, equipment, and facilities related to archaeological research and teaching at Yale University.


Yale Biological Anthropology Laboratories

Dr. Gary Aronsen, Manager

Yale Molecular Anthropology Laboratory

Professor Brenda Bradley, PI

Yale Reproductive Ecology Laboratory

Professor Richard Bribiescas, PI

Professor Richard Bribiescas, Director

The Program in Reproductive Ecology sponsors research and educational initiatives  involving the interaction between the environment, ecology, and reproductive biology in human and comparative contexts.


The Yale Himalaya Initiative brings together faculty, students, and professionals across the University whose work focuses on the Himalayan regions of Nepal, India, Bhutan, Pakistan, and China, as well as the Tibetan cultural areas that traverse the borders of all those states.