Department of Anthropology

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Department of Anthropology
General Data
*Branch: UF Starfleet Science
*Division: Evolutionary Sciences
*Fleet Affiliation: UF Starfleet
*Founded: 2379
*Status: Active
*Location: Pinastri Sector
*Homebase: UF Starfleet Science Headquarters
Department Staff
*Department Head: Commander
*Vice Department Head: Vice Commander
*Vice Department Head: n/a
*Yeoman: n/a


Anthropology is the science that explores the origins (evolution), physical development, cultural development (language, politics), biological characteristics, sociology, and beliefs (religion and philosophy) of a culture or people. This is includes Astral Anthropology, which is the study of aliens' physical and cultural development.

There are two branches of Anthropology: Biological and Cultural. Biological studies include the study of humanoids' evolution, humanoids' evolutionary biology, population genetics, etc. Cultural anthropology's central focus is on humanoids' kinship and social organizations. An example of study within Anthropology is Ethnology, which involves the systematic comparison of different cultures.

23rd century Starfleet vessels often included an A&A officer (Archaeology & Anthropology) before more capacity increases allowed for more specialized crew to be assigned to starships.

Departmental Staff

Department of Anthropology
Director of UF Starfleet Anthropology C-blank.png Vacant
Deputy Director of UF Starfleet Anthropology C-blank.png Vacant