Ethnographic Field School

2020 Session: May 30 - July 1

Summer 2020 Session

The Ethnographic Field School in Risk and Disaster is a 4-week summer program taking place on the island campus of Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, Texas. The field school will provide hands-on training in qualitative and quantitative research to better understand perceptions and realities of risk and varieties of human adaptation following disaster.

Information and links to applications and scholarships below!

Field Course Instructor

Dr. Katherine Browne
Professor, Cultural Anthropology

2020 Session: May 30 - July 1

Complete your applications online for the 2020 Ethnographic Field School and ANTH 442!


Questions? Email Dr. Katherine Browne
Director, Ethnographic Field School

Information Session:
Coming in Jan/Feb 2020

Learn about the field school, ANTH 442, and how to apply for the program and financial support.

Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

Get applications in early!
Field school enrollment is limited!

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, Land Change Science (Geography), or Paleontology. 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)
  • Land Change Science Field School: GR 382A (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.