Small liberal arts colleges rarely offer all four areas of these areas of study – archaeology and cultural and social, linguistic and biological anthropology – but Hamilton does. And you will have a chance to do plenty of hands-on learning, maybe even at one of the earliest archaeological sites in North America. 

Clair Stover '14, left, on the bench, and other Hamilton students at work in British Columbia.

A student’s hands-on passion for the past

For six weeks, Clair Stover ’14 worked to uncover the floor of a pithouse in British Columbia, searching for artifacts that date back some 2,700 years. She was a student in a Hamilton College archaeology field immersion course, which was, she discovered, a great way to learn.

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