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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 the department's web site for information about the department's summer research opportunities, including the following: Beagle II Award, Tambopata, and Franz Boas 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 summer scholars program and the Michelle Z. Rosaldo grant program include:

For more information about research opportunities and deadlines, see the department's web site.

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