Alan J Almquist

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology (Biological)

Department of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies

(510) 885-3094
MI 1009
Office Hours:
Tu & Th 2-3pm and by appointment
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Courses Taught

Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Human Evolution
Human Evolution
Primate Social Behavior
Human Bio diversity
Human Sexuality
Human Osteology Laboratory
Seminar in Biological Anthropology

Recent Scholarship

Almquist, Alan J. and Noel Boaz
2002: Biological Anthropology, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall.
1999: Essential of Biological Anthropology, Prentice Hall.
Almquist, Alan J., Simic, Andre and Patricia Omidian, editors
1995: Human Sexuality, Kendall Hunt.
Almquist, Alan J. and Anne Manyak, editors
1993: Milestones in Human Evolution, Waveland Press.

Research Interests

Dr. Almquist's academic interests focus on biological anthropology, incluing paleoanthropology, primatology, and primate (including human) behavior. Dr. Amquists has participated on numerous paleoanthropology projects in eastern Africa.


  • B.A., 1967, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A. in Anthropology,1969, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, 1972, University of California, Berkeley


Spring Quarter 2017
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
ANTH 374501Human Sexuality: Anthro PersTTH10:00AM11:50AMMI-2008Hayward Campus View Books
ANTH 374502Human Sexuality: Anthro PersTTH2:00PM3:50PMMI-2008Hayward Campus View Books
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