How to Declare Anthropology

Welcome to Anthropology! The advising team in the Department of Anthropology consists of: Jason Ur the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Michelle Choi the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Ligia Alfonzo Undergraduate Program Coordinator. We are happy to meet with you individually or as an advising team to discuss your interests in Anthropology, the undergraduate community within our department, and our program requirements.

To declare Anthropology or to change your concentration to Anthropology follow these steps:

  1. Read through For Prospectives and review our Concentration Requirements to familiarize yourself with the three programs of study: Archaeology, Social Anthropology, and our combined track that brings together both fields. 
  2. For Archaeology and Combined, schedule a meeting with Jason Ur (jasonur@fas.harvard.edu) to discuss your interests, review your tentative plan of study, and have your declaration approved. Please email Jason to schedule an appointment. 
  3. For Social Anthropology, schedule a meeting with Michelle Choi (michellechoi@fas.harvard.edu) to discuss your interests, review your tentative plan of study, and have your declaration approved. Please email Michelle to schedule an appointment. Please use this link to schedule an appointment with Michelle. 
  4. For Social Anthropology, Archaeology, and Combined, schedule a meeting with Ligia Alfonzo (anthrouc@fas.harvard.edu) to discuss your interests, review your tentative plan of study, and have your declaration approved. Please use this link to schedule an appointment with Ligia.