Facts and Figures

Faculty

11 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows3 President's Professors
5 Fulbright American Scholars1 Foundation Professor
2 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Awardees2 Centennial Professors
3 National Academy of Sciences Members1 ASU Origins Professor
3 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members1 Carnegie Fellow
4 Regents Professors50 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: 

#1 in the U.S. for research expenditures in anthropology

– National Science Foundation Rankings, 2019

  • 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 stations and museums
12
Study abroad locations, field schools and global internships
3
Museums
11
Countries where our field stations are located
40
Countries where our faculty do research
72,311
Square feet of facilities space

Students

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