Professor of anthropology, Jan Simek, explains the history of walking and the first instance of when it was recorded
For thousands of years, Native Americans left their artistic mark deep within caves in the American Southeast. It wasn’t until 1980 that these ancient visual expressions were known to archaeologists.
Meet the team conducting national forensic investigations, training FBI response teams, and managing the world famous Body Farm.
UT researchers collaborated on examining socioeconomic factors involved in the COVID-19 spread.
Stable democracies have long been tied to the cultural values of citizens. But the stability of democracies worldwide could be vulnerable if certain cultural values decline, according to a new study published in Nature Human Behavior.
Two anthropology faculty members have been awarded a grant to develop a protocol to correctly identify blunt-force fractures made before death from burned human remains.
Current obesity rates in adults in the United States could be the result of dietary changes that took place decades ago, according to a new study published by researchers at UT.
During the first two weeks of June, the Forensic Anthropology Facility welcomed 48 law enforcement officers from all over the country to its Outdoor Recovery Course.
For the first time, a team of scholars and archaeologists has recorded and interpreted Cherokee inscriptions in Manitou Cave, Alabama.
As COP24 comes to an end, David Anderson, a professor in UT’s Department of Anthropology, answers some of the most important questions about the impact of the conference and the future of climate action.
A new study co-authored by Alex Bentley, head of UT Department of Anthropology, says the relationship between poverty and obesity is only about 30 years old.
Jeff Chapman, director of UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, will retire at the end of the 2019 spring semester after 29 years as the museum’s director.