General Description / Special Programs

Lawrence University, a selective undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Appleton, Wisconsin. In Anthropology at Lawrence, students investigate humanity’s patterns, practices and places in new lights through multidisciplinary lenses. A focus on fieldwork—whether that’s discovering artifacts in the college’s archaeological and ethnographic collections or observing surroundings in Appleton or beyond—helps develop methodical thinking and sought-after skills useful in a variety of careers.

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Degrees Offered Anthropology BA major, minor
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
Certificate Field Areas
Museum Studies
BA/BS Field Areas
Biological Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
Experience Offered
Field Work
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Mason Fund Research and Training Awards; Mason Fund Off-Campus Study Awards

Program Details
Research Facilities

Extensive archaeology laboratory facilities; human energetics and nutrition lab. Research and teaching collections with special emphasis on the prehistory and historic archaeology of the Upper Great Lakes; ethnographic collections from North America, Africa, New Guinea and Oceania. Anthropological library with HRAF and special American and African collections. Opportunities for fieldwork and study in Botswana, Jordan, Madagascar, India, the United Kingdom and other areas through Off-Campus Programs (

Certs Offered 1
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0