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The SAC (Student Advisory Committee) is an organization involved in the retention, tenure, and promotion of the Anthropology Department faculty, as well as organizing student events.  The SAC also provides funding for students to attend conferences.  Attend a meeting for additional information.  

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SAC Meetings:

Held bi-monthly (twice a month) on the 2nd and 4th Friday 12:30pm
Stewart Building Anthropology Library

Membership Information:

Alex Butler - SAC Chair I am an Anthropology major, emphasizing in Health, and minoring in Integrative Human Biology, Chemistry, and Classical Civilizations. I am involved in research on campus and am currently working on my honors thesis, looking at sex education in Utah. 
Anna Hardesty - SAC Chair I am an Anthropology major, with a Health Emphasis, and an Integrative Human Biology minor. I will be attending medical school after graduation. I work part-time, volunteer, and am involved in the Honors College and Honors SAC. I also have engaged in an alternative spring break trip, focusing on health in Vancouver, and a Global Health Study Abroad in Ghana.
Michael Weight - SAC I am an Anthropology major, with a Health emphasis and a background in math and physics. Using evolutionary models and ethnology I study the intersection of culture and biology. In particular I'm writing an undergraduate Honors Thesis on how culture accelerates human biological evolution and facilitates group selection (with an emphasis on the Amish and hunter-gatherers). I am also a math and physics tutor, and am involved in a research group encompassing disciplines of Anthropology, Math, and Philosophy.
Brock James - SAC I am an Anthropology major emphasizing in Cultural Anthropology. I transferred from SLCC and am working towards grad school and eventually getting my PHD. I currently conduct my own ethnographic research here in Salt Lake, work full time and go to school. I am also involved with the Utah Academy of Science and Arts.

 Additional Student Links

Students interested in learning about research opportunities (including UROP) should visit the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR)

Students interested in getting more involved in University and Department activities should visit My U Signature Experience (MUSE)


Last Updated: 11/28/16