The Department's Acting Chair is Professor Marty Otanez. Dr. Otanez is responsible for the academic and fiscal management of the department. He can be reached at 303-315-7331. His email address is

The Department's Program Assistant is Connie Turner. She can answer most of your questions related to the anthropology program. You can reach her by calling 303-315-7328 or e-mail at

The Department's Graduate Director is Professor Sarah Horton. Dr. Horton is responsible for administering the graduate program, which includes managing applications for admission, tuition assistance, and teaching assistantships. She can also help you with general questions about the graduate program, or can direct your inquiries to the appropriate faculty member. Dr. Horton can be reached by calling 303-315-7330 or by e-mail at We maintain a special site for our graduate program.

The Undergraduate Program Advisor is Professor Tiffany Terneny. Dr. Terneny can answer questions related to major and minor requirements, transfer issues, the honors program, and graduation. She can be reached by e-mail at Be sure to check out the undergraduate advising portion of our Web site.

If you are looking for a particular faculty member, go to the faculty directory.

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Where Are We?

We are located on the fourth floor of the North Classroom Building, Suite 4002

Addresses & Telephone Numbers

Mailing address (U.S. Mail):

Department of Anthropology
Campus Box 103
University of Colorado-Denver
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

For express mail services (Federal Express, etc.):

Department of Anthropology
University of Colorado Denver
North Classroom, Suite 4002
Denver, CO 80204

Main telephone number: 303-315-7328

Department fax number: 303-315-7336