Aims & Scope


Advances in Anthropology (AA) is an international peer reviewed journal dedicated to reporting on the latest advances in anthropology and related disciplines. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians worldwide to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and perspectives in diverse areas of anthropology and to keep a record of the newest methodological and theoretical developments in the discipline.

All submitted manuscripts should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere or at any time during AA's review period. Manuscripts must be prepared in English and will be subject to a rigorous and fair peer‐review process. Accepted papers will appear immediately online followed by printed hard copy.The journal publishes original papers including, but not limited to, the following subfields of anthropology:


  • · Anthropometry and anthroposcopy
  • · Bioarchaeology
  • · Cultural anthropology
  • · DNA genealogy
  • · Educational anthropology
  • · Ethnography
  • · Forensic anthropology
  • · Historical archaeology
  • · Human ecology and adaptation
  • · Human epigenetics and epigenomics
  • · Human genetics and genomics
  • · Human origins and evolution
  • · Medical anthropology
  • · Molecular anthropology
  • · Paleoanthropology
  • · Psychological anthropology
  • · Social anthropology

  • We are also interested in: 1) Short Reports - 2 to 5 page papers that report on preliminary research results; 2) Book Reviews - comments and critiques on recently published books on relevant topics; 3) Letters to the Editor - responses to previously published articles; 4) Conference Proceedings - please contact the Editor-in-Chief with a 2 page proposal.