Anthropology concentrators pursue a diverse range of topics and places that covers every time period from the pre-historical to the present, and every major world area. Recent senior honors thesis have investigated:
- The relationship between the Boston Catholic Church and its Spanish-speaking members
- Islamic Finance in Malaysia
- A Cancer Ward in Kenya
- Stigma in the Lives of Unmarried Women in Contemporary China
- Challenges in Housing Rights Advocacy in Bolivia
The requirements for honors eligibility are distinguished by program. Certain honors recommendations are possible without a thesis.
Students are encouraged to consult A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing in Social Anthropology and the AnthroWrites website.