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Field School And Research Opportunities in Anthropology

Students majoring in Anthropology are encouraged to develop field research projects under the supervision of a department faculty member. The department offers research grants to support individually-designed and other summer field research in Anthropology. The department research grants may be used to support field research as a supplement to other field research grants such as the UAR research grants. The department also offers opportunities to participate in faculty-led research projects.

See for information about the department's summer research opportunities, including the following: Beagle II Award, Tambopata, Franz Boas and Pritzker summer scholars programs, the Georgia Sea Islands Cultural Heritage Preservation Project, and Michelle Z. Rosaldo Summer Field Research Grant program. The VPUE-funded departmental grants program supports students' participation in faculty-led research projects such as the Georgia Sea Islands Cultural Preservation Project. Other field school opportunities include the following: Catalhoyuk, El Presidio de San Francisco, Pueblo of Abo, and South Africa Heritage.

Note: Required courses for the Franz Boas and Pritzker summer scholars programs and the Michelle Z. Rosaldo grant program include ANTHRO 93, Prefield Research Seminar, or ANTHRO 93B, Prefield Research Seminar for Non-majors, and ANTHRO 94, Postfield Research Seminar.

For more information about research opportunities and deadlines, please see

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