Debi Bolter is a faculty member in the Anthropology Department.  She is also an Honorary Research Fellow at The Centre for the Exploration of the Deep Human Journey, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and an Affiliated Faculty of Anthropology at California State University, Stanislaus.  


Winner of 2021 Ben Barres Spotlight Award for research.

Awarded 2023 Wenner-Gren Workshop Grant.


Dr Bolter at Malapa site, South Africa

In Person Talks at MJC:

Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS)-

7:30pm, Fridays, typically once per month

Click here to go to the website for the listing of spring 2023 MAPS talks

Science Colloquium Series

3:15-4:15pm select Wednesdays for spring 2023

Check back for the spring 2023 Science Colloquium talk list

Classes I'm teaching

Spring 2023:  

ANTHR 101: Biological Anthropology online

ANTHR 101: Biological Anthropology Monday/Wednesday 11:10-12:35 on campus, Room CAT 218

ANTHR 102: Cultural Anthropology online

ANTHR 101: Biological Anthropology 7-week (late start) online