Iowa State Archaeologist John Doershuk frequently works with Cornell students in the field, the classroom, and his research lab at the University of Iowa. Read more
After visiting the ancient Greek palace complex of Knossos and the slave plantation ruins of Prospect Hill in the Bahamas for two month-long Cornell courses, American History major Cate LiaBraaten '12 wrote a research paper comparing the two historic sites. Read More
Cornell offers a full major in archaeology through a interdisciplinary program involving several departments. These include anthropology, geology and other sciences, languages, history, art history, and more.
Students in our program benefit from Cornell's small classes, liberal arts orientation, and One Course At A Time calendar. This framework provides extensive opportunities for off-campus study, research, and individual mentorship as students explore possible paths in the diverse terrain of archaeological endeavors.