Although we do not require fieldwork for the major, many undergraduates seek those experiences. Through internships, research assistantships, study abroad, and senior projects, we encourage students to explore their disciplinary interests outside the classroom. 

Recent Projects

These are just a few of the recent projects our students have undertaken.

Paige Osgood '23 excavating at the Vasagård site, Bornholm island, Denmark. Vasagård consists of megalithic tombs, dolmens, and passage graves dated to c. 3500 BC.

Paige Osgood ’23

Paige excavated at the Vasagård site, Bornholm island, Denmark. Vasagård consists of megalithic tombs, dolmens, and passage graves dated to c. 3500 BC.

Dan Krugman ‘21 doing research at the Mirieyi Refugee Settlement in Adjumani province.

Dan Krugman ’21

Daniel did research at the Mirieyi Refugee Settlement in Adjumani Province. 

Oshin Bista ‘20 in Niš, Serbia working on her thesis which is turning towards focusing on gender performance in urban spaces.

Oshin Bista ’20

Oshin was in Niš, Serbia, working on her thesis, which focused on gender performance in urban spaces. 

Schedule

Below you will find important dates for anthropology senior projects (ANTH 700 and 710).

  • All majors who will seek ANTH 700 and 710 credits between fall 2021 and spring 2022 must attend this mandatory meeting:
    Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 4:30 p.m. (via Zoom)
    Please RSVP to Professor Bright for Zoom details. Further meetings will be announced as necessary.

Due Dates

All dates are 5 p.m. on the last day of classes.

One-Semester Project ANTH 700

  • Fall: Final copy due December 10, 2021
  • Spring: Final copy due May 16, 2022

Two-Semester Project ANTH 710

  • Fall/Winter: Final copy due February 2, 2022
  • Winter/Spring: Final copy due May 16, 2022