Get Involved

Get Involved with the Department

The anthropology department offers a variety of ways for its students to get involved on campus. Here are a few of the different organizations associated with the department, but open to students campus-wide:

Society for Biological Anthropology (SBA)

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The Society for Biological Anthropology (SBA) is a student run organization under the Anthropology department at the California State University of Los Angeles. The SBA functions as a educational source to those interested in Biological Anthropology by hosting events for students/faculty and fundraisers to support the Biological Anthropology lab on campus. The society commonly meets once a month and is open to CSULA students to join.

Contact for more information!

Forensic Science Student Association (FSSA)

The Forensic Science Student Association was formed in the Spring of 2014 with the intent to bring together students across various majors at Cal State LA and inform them of the possibilities of working in the field of forensic science.

We wish to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration in forensic research and invite students from various departments to participate in this student organization.  Get in on the ground floor and affect change at your university.

Please visit their website for more information!

Lambda Alpha Honors Society

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Lambda Alpha is a national organization whose purpose is to encourage and stimulate scholarship and research in Anthropology by recognizing and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students, faculty, and other persons engaged in the study of Anthropology.

Please contact for more information!


A complete list of campus-wide organizations can be found here.