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Physical Anthropology

Physical anthropology (or biological anthropology) focuses on studies of evolution, human variation, genetic inheritance, primatology, and forensic science. It considers issues of the significance of physical variation in modern populations, the origin and adaptive value of technology, the rise of the race concept and the social meaning of this concept, racism and genocide, among other issues.

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    Department of Anthropology, CSULB
    Location: FO3-305
    1250 Bellflower Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90840-1003

    Phone: 562-985-5171

    The Department of Anthropology Main Office is located in FO-3, Room 305. This is the third floor of the FO-3 (Faculty Office 3) building. The office is open 9:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.