Facts and Figures

Faculty

11 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows
3 President's Professors
5 Fulbright American Scholars
2 Foundation Professors
2 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Awardees
2 Centennial Professors
3 National Academy of Sciences Members
1 ASU Origins Professor
3 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members
1 Carnegie Fellow
4 Regents Professors
50 Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Research

Projects

The school’s research endeavors encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and student participation in pursuit of solutions to real-world problems. Our research themes are: 

  • Human Origins, Evolution and Diversity
  • Societies and their Natural Environments
  • Biocultural Dimensions of Global Health
  • Culture, Heritage and Identity
  • Global Dynamics and Regional Interactions
  • Urban Societies

Publications

225 faculty-edited and/or authored papers, journals and books produced in academic year 2016-2017.

Funding

Annual grants and awards (financial year 2016-2017) = $15.9 million.

Collections

Our collections comprise over 2 million specimens, including ethnographic items; evolutionary artifacts, fossils, and remains; the Hedgpeth Hills petroglyphs – the largest concentration of Native American rock art in the Phoenix area – and more than 350,000 individual and bulk archaeological specimens.

Facilities

35 labs, field sites and museums
12 study abroad locations, field schools and global internships
3 museum spaces
40 countries where our faculty do research
72,311 square feet of facilities space

Students

7,120 students enrolled in our courses (fall 2019)
4,100 graduated alumni
888 undergraduate students (fall 2019)
114 graduate students (fall 2019)
241 bachelor's degrees awarded (2019-20)
34 graduate degrees awarded (2019-20)