The Department of Anthropology at the University of Wyoming is known throughout the state of Wyoming and the region for its leadership in research and public education about our unique archaeological heritage. The department is achieving national and international recognition for its research programs.
In addition to the commitment to Wyoming-based research, Anthropology faculty offer UW international expertise in areas such as the Middle East, South Asia, Africa, Native America and more, constituting a center of multicultural global research at UW.
- Undergraduate B.A., including basic coverage of archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and biological anthropology.
- Graduate M.A., including basic coverage of archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and biological anthropology.
- Graduate Ph.D., focusing on Paleoindian, plains, and hunter-gatherer archaeology.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Natural History Research Experiences
Ashley Dafoe and Dayln Grindle are Interns with the Smithsonian this summer. The Natural History Research Experiences (NHRE) is a 10-week summer internship program hosted at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. (May 31 – August 5, 2016). NHRE interns work closely with scientific mentors to complete independent research projects in Earth science, Biology, and Anthropology.