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Anthropology is the study of human biology, society and culture from a global, holistic and comparative perspective. Sacred Heart University offers a Minor in Anthropology. The field of study examines the similarities, differences and development of human culture, behavior and biology. 

The Anthropology program emphasizes the subfield of cultural anthropology and offers courses in introductory cultural anthropology, world cultures, cross cultural perspectives on health and illness, North American Indians, and urbanism and urbanization in global perspective.


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Dr. Gerald Reid Featured on ‘That’s The Spirit’: Archdiocese of Hartford’s ORTV

June 1, 2012

Dr. Gerald Reid, professor of Anthropology at Sacred Heart University, was recently interviewed on ‘That’s the Spirit’, a program produced by the Archdiocese of Hartford’s Office of Radio and Television (ORTV), about the Native American Kateri Tekakwitha, who will be canonized in October.