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Department Chair: Karen Quintiliani

Department Office: Faculty Office FO3-305

Telephone: (562) 985-5171

FAX: (562) 985-4379


Faculty: L. Zachary Dubois, Jayne Howell, Alexandra Jaffe, Wendy Klein, Barbara LeMaster, Ron Loewe, Hector Neff, Karen Quintiliani, Steven Rousso-Schindler, R. Scott Wilson, Marcus Young Owl

Administrative Coordinator: Mitra Baghdadi

Career Possibilities

Anthropologist • Archaeologist • Archivist • Attorney • Physician Lawyer • Curator • Writer • Researcher • Linguist • Social Worker • Tour Guide • Cultural Resource Manager • Urban Planner • Foreign Service Officer • Personnel Manager • Health Researcher • Immigration Inspector • Teacher (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see


The undergraduate major in Anthropology is designed to provide students with knowledge of the various fields of Anthropology and with opportunities for emphasis in particular topical and geographical interests. The undergraduate minor in Anthropology is recommended for students preparing for careers which will require practical knowledge of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The graduate program is designed to meet the needs of students who are seeking to expand their knowledge and increase their competence in anthropology. Graduate students are responsible for observing the general requirements for the M.A. degree as stated in this catalog. It is also recommended that prospective students consult with the Graduate Advisor at their earliest opportunity.

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