We are the Research Division of the Department
of Anthropology, at the University of North
Dakota in Grand Forks. We provide a variety
of archeological and cultural resources management
services to federal, state, and private organizations.
Our primary research focuses on archeological
investigation of the prehistoric cultures and
peoples that occupied the Northern Great Plains.
Geographically, most of our work takes place
in the Dakotas, Wyoming, and Minnesota.
The Department of Anthropology's Archaeological
Field School is usually run in conjunction
with one or more of our research projects.
The field school is directed by Dr.
Dennis L. Toom, our Program Director, with
assistance from departmental and research division
faculty and staff. The field school application
is available online as a pdf file (get
the latest Adobe Reader); the application
is also available in the departmental office
(Babcock Hall, Room 104) or the research division's
office (Babcock Hall, Room 301).
We have various full-time faculty
and staff that provide a number of in-house
specialities. We also consult with other organizations
who provide us with additional research capabilities.
We have an extensive collection of published
for the hundreds of projects we have completed.
We have periodic employment
opportunities for field and laboratory projects.
Please contact the Anthropology Research administrative
assistant for information on positions that
are available. Employment applications are available
online or in Anthropology Research's main office
(Babcock Hall, Room 301).
updated 29 July 2008