Students are admitted for the MA in Cultural Resource Management or the PhD in archaeology, sociocultural, linguistic, and biological anthropology; also concentrations in feminist anthropology and paleoanthropology are available. Topical and areal strengths of the department include cultural politics, feminist anthropology, medical anthropology, paleoanthropology, cultural evolution, expressive culture, historical archaeology, European archaeology, African Studies, Asian studies, and Latin American studies. The department also offers an 18 semester hours Certificate in Museum Studies for undergraduate, nontraditional, and online students.
Multi-year teaching and research assistantships with full tuition scholarships typically are available to qualified graduate students for 5 years; supplemental multi-year University fellowships are available to highly qualified applicants; Graduate College, International Programs (https://international.uiowa.edu/students/awards), Graduate Student Senate, and departmental funds available for summer research. T. Anne Cleary Fellowships for international dissertation research. June Helm Student Fellowships. Ballard/Seashore dissertation write-up support also available.
Archaeology Repository of the State of Iowa at Office of the State Archaeologist https://archaeology.uiowa.edu/; Biological Anthropology, European Archaeology, multi-media Linguistic Anthropology, North American Archaeology, Zooarchaeology and Quantitative Anthropology Laboratories.
The anthrObserver, Department of Anthropology Newsletter