The Department of Anthropology offers academic advising to current, matriculated students. Department advisers are Dr. Jayne Howell and Dr. Steven Rousso-Schindler. Advising is available by appointment via Zoom and on campus drop in. See below for adviser availability and appointment links.

Graduate Admissions and Advising

Dr. Jayne Howell
Phone: (562) 985-5192

Advising hours via Zoom:

By appointment:

To schedule a graduate advising appointment, please click here for a Calendly appointment



Undergraduate Advising

Undergraduate Advising is done by the department advisor and CLA ATLAS

Department Advisor

Dr. Steven Rousso-Schindler
Phone: (562) 985-8179

Spring 2024 Advising Hours:

By Appointment:
Tue 12:30 – 1:30, Wed 11 – 1 & Thur 2:00 – 2:30

To Schedule an Undergraduate Advising Appointment, Please Click Here: Undergraduate Advising


College of Liberal Arts Advising Center (The ATLAS Network)

Do you have questions about your Anthropology degree?  The ATLAS Network is there to help you! CLA ATLAS (Advising Teaching Liberal Arts Students) Network is a collaboration of advisors, professional staff, and faculty committed to the satisfaction and success of Liberal Arts majors at Cal State Long Beach. As the advising hub for the College of Liberal Arts, ATLAS partners with students and their major departments to best assist and support our undergraduates on the road to graduation.

Office: PH1-104
Phone: (562) 985-7804

Business Hours

Monday – Thursday – 8:30am – 5pm
Friday – 9am – Noon & 1pm – 4pm

Instructions on How to Enroll in ANTH 698

ANTH 698 enrollment is only by consent of Department. We only issue a permit for ANTH 698 with an email request from faculty.

Students have to email their committee chairperson and provide the following:

  • Name
  • Student ID number
  • The semester of planned enrollment
  • Number of units they are planning to take for ANTH 698 (the number is either 3 or 6).

When your committee chairperson approves the plan, they will email a request to Gabriele Anton,, the Department Coordinator, with the student’s information. Then the Department Coordinator will process the permit online and contact the student with a code for enrollment.