At Kenyon, students best understand anthropology by doing anthropology. The Anthropology Department strongly encourages students to conduct meaningful research, both at Kenyon and beyond.
Student Research at Kenyon
Opportunities for students range from digital exploration in the classroom to experimenting with Neanderthal technology at the Brown Family Environmental Center.
Research Off Campus
Encountering anthropology outside of Kenyon can take many forms. Explore field schools, internships, graduate school programs, and other exciting research opportunities available to anthropology students.
Explore Global Research
The Institute for Field Research compiles a diverse array of field schools and research opportunities around the world. LEARN MORE
Methods in Primate Behavior
This two-week course hosted in Costa Rica by DANTA is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology and conservation. LEARN MORE
Explore a world of language with intensive, in-person, online and overseas programs hosted by Indiana University. LEARN MORE
MSc Options in Archaeology
The University of Aberdeen offers a variety of master's programs including archaeology, biomolecular archaeology and osteoarchaeology. LEARN MORE
Student Research Spotlight
As an REU intern at the American Museum of Natural History, Maya Schwingel ‘24 used 3D modeling techniques to visualize Middle Jurassic stem-salamander fossils to characterize the species and its evolutionary relationships.
Documenting Transnational Migration
As a part of a research collaboration with Denison University funded by the ASIANetwork Student-Faculty Fellows Program, Mia Tsuchida '25 and Professor of Anthropology Sam Pack explored the current prospects and aspirations of asylum seekers, refugees, labor migrants and immigrants in Japan through oral history and documentary filmmaking.