Information for Majors

Major Advisors

  • Class of 2024: Casey Barrier
  • Class of 2025: Maja Seselj

Student Major Representatives

Your elected major representatives for 2023-24 are Serene Kombargi and Whitney Rigodon.

Declaring the Major

Please see the Dean's Office site for detailed information on declaring a major. The Sophomore Planning Process site is especially helpful. When you are ready to declare the major, contact the professor assigned to your year, listed above.

Letters of Recommendation

Anthropology majors/minors who wish to request a letter of recommendation for graduate school, internships, fieldwork opportunities, or jobs should aim to request the letter at least three weeks in advance of the application deadline.

When you contact a faculty member to request the letter, please attach your latest resume or CV; a list of all programs/jobs you are applying for, with associated deadlines; a draft of your application essay, personal statement, and/or cover letter; and complete information on how the letter must be submitted (e.g., via email, online application system, snail mail, etc).

When requesting letters of recommendation, students are advised to submit the following form to the recommender, along with the above materials:  


Contact Us

Department of Anthropology

Dalton Hall
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Phone: 610-526-5030
Fax: 610-526-5655