The Department of Anthropology, at Rice University's School of Social Sciences,¬†offers degrees in undergraduate and graduate studies. Anthropology stands at the crossroads of the humanities and social sciences. It is the comparative science of human thought, experience, and behavior in all its social forms. Blending core commitments to deep empirical analysis, to field and archival research techniques, and to advancing social theory; anthropology is one of the most vibrant and diverse fields of research in the human sciences, today. It is also one of the most flexible and well-rounded undergraduate majors in the liberal arts, preparing students for careers in fields like journalism, community organizing, humanitarian aid, and historic preservation. In an increasingly global era, anthropological thinking has become part of the equipment of modern life.
PhD Alumnus Laura Jones publishes article, "Ethological observations of social behavior in the operating room" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) journal. You can access the full text at the link below.