The School of Human Evolution and Social Change occupies nearly 78,000 square feet, centered around its stunning historic headquarters at 900 Cady Mall, on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus. We are also responsible for a public nature preserve, museum and archaeological site at the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve, and oversee field sites around the globe, including the only U.S. university research lab at Teotihuacan, Mexico.
To find faculty and staff, it is best to check our People pages, but to locate an office, research lab or center, student computing area or conference room, you’ve landed on the right page.
For more information and interactive map directions, see the ASU Tempe campus virtual tour.
See the ASU Teotihuacan Research Laboratory website for more information on this facility.
Note: Matthews Hall does not have an elevator, so accordingly, we do not schedule faculty or graduate student office hours on the second floor.
The SHESC Building features a reception area; advising and administrative offices; classrooms and conference rooms; labs; faculty and grad student offices; the Innovation Gallery; and the Centers for Global Health and Bioarchaeological Research.
Matthews Center offers faculty, postdoctoral research associate and graduate student offices, dry labs and teaching assistant offices for office hours. Archaeological and physical anthropology collections are also housed in the building.
The Center for Archaeology and Society Repository is a qualified federal repository overseeing holdings including the Roosevelt Platform Mound Study, Roosevelt Community Development Study and Lower Verde Archaeological Project.
The Community Services Building includes faculty and student offices, research labs and collaborative space, as well as curation space for a subsest of our archaeological collections.
The Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve is a 47-acre site featuring more than 1,500 Hohokam, Patayan and Archaic petroglyphs carved into the Hedgpeth Hills.
Matthews Hall is home to faculty, postdoctoral research associate and graduate student offices.
The Teotihuacan Research Laboratory provides research facilities, curated collections, offices and lodging for scholars and collaborators studying the ancient city of Teotihuacan, 25 miles northeast of Mexico City.
Life Sciences Building A, C and E wings house faculty offices and labs.
Hayden Library is home to Digital Antiquity, a collaborative non-profit organization devoted to the preservation of and access to archaeological data and records.
The Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building 1 houses offices of our faculty associated with the Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity.
The Social Sciences Building holds offices of faculty affiliated with the Institute of Human Origins.
Offices for our faculty associated with the School of Sustainability can be found in Wrigley Hall.
Additional faculty and staff offices are located in West Hall.