Archaeology Field School

2020 Session: June 1 - July 24

For inquiries and questions, contact:

Dr. Edward Henry
Director, 2020 Archaeological Field School
Department of Anthropology and Geography
(970) 491-5791

Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

Get applications in early - field school enrollment is limited!

2020 Session: June 1 - July 24

Summer 2020 Session

Our Archaeology Field School takes students each summer to various sites in Colorado, Wyoming, or Tennessee. The summer 2020 session will take place at Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park, Tennessee.

  • Intensive Learning Experience for Archaeological Methods & Theory
  • Required for a professional career in Archaeology, including CRM
  • Learn geophysical survey methods & excavation strategies
  • Explore cultural sites across the Deep South
  • Two courses - ANTH 260 and 460/660 (8 credits)

Field Course Instructor

Edward Henry

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, Archaeology

Financial Aid

Anthropology Field School Scholarship

The Department of Anthropology will provide modest financial support for Colorado State University anthropology undergraduate and graduate students to support CSU Archaeology, Ethnographic, or Paleontology (link to field school pages) Field School endeavors. Funds shall be used to help cover necessary expenses associated with field school costs including tuition and supplies. Scholarships are made on a competitive basis.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  1. be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts,
  2. have an overall and in major 3.0 GPA,
  3. **must be enrolled in one of the anthropology field school courses:
  • Archaeology Field School: ANTH 260, ANTH 460/660 (summer course)
  • Ethnographic Field School for Risk and Disaster: ANTH 442 (summer course)
  • Paleontology Field School: ANTH 470 (summer course)

**Students must apply to our field schools and be accepted into the course. Please contact the director of the field school of interest for more information.**

  1. and complete a one-page essay describing the chosen program of study, your interest in the specific program, how the completion of the program will further your career goals, and how you expect to be affected by participation in such work.

Applications are due March 31 by 11:59 p.m. MST. A committee appointed by the Department of Anthropology Chair shall select the recipient(s). Applicants will be informed of the selection by April 15.

Have Questions?

Please contact Dr. Edward Henry at or call (970) 491-5791 for more information.