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Experiential Learning

Nearly every year, students have the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, Africa, or Central America with our anthropology faculty.

The Anthropology Program offers unique opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. We offer an archaeological field school as well as a field school focused on observing primates.    

Field schools offered:

Archaeological Field School offered in the summer every other year; locations vary.

Field Teaching

Field School

Field School - Belle Glades

Dr. Bill Locasio with students at a field training exercise.

Students sifting excavated soil for remains at the Belle Glade digsite.

Students excavating at the Belle Glade digsite.

Primatological Field School offered every other spring at the Lemur Conservation Foundation in Florida.

Semi-free lemurs

Field Student with Lemur

Red tuffed lemurs

Students observing semi-free ranging ring-tailed lemurs at the Lemur Conservation Foundation

A field school student observing semi-free-ranging mongoose lemurs at the Lemur Conservation Foundation

Three red ruffed lemurs in the forest at the Lemur Conservation Foundation

Recent Study Abroad Opportunities 

Folklore of Ireland

Lambs in Connemara

Making nets in Glencolmcille Folk Village

Murals in Belfast

Feeding the lambs at Killary Sheep Farm, a traditional working mountain farm in Connemara, Ireland.

Learning the traditional method of making fishing nets at Glencolmcille Folk Village in Donegal, Ireland.
Learning about the cultural context of the Public Murals during a Black Taxi Tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Museum studies in Croatia

Croatia 2018

Croatia 2018

Croatia 2018

Study Abroad students in The People’s Square (Narodni Trg) in Zadar, Croatia.

Zeleni Trg Square with the old Roman Forum and the Zadar Cathedral in Zadar, Croatia.

Students posing with a giant Neanderthal outside the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Krapina, Croatia.