Research Opportunities

Research and Study Opportunities

The IUMAA facility is currently closed for on-site research due to building renovations, and collections are housed in temporary locations off-site.

However, remote research/study may be possible. IU faculty, students, and visiting researchers are encouraged to email for further information. Inquiries will be directed to the appropriate department for review.


IU Archaeological Field School

New Mexico - Twin Pines Village in the Gila National Forest

2024, May 20- June 28 (6 weeks)
$1600 fee plus 6 credit hours tuition
Limited to 17 students

Lead by Dr. Fumi Arakawa, IUMAA Associate Director of Research, students can participate in a field school this summer in southern New Mexico. Students wil lconduct test excavations at a pithouse/classic Mimbres site (AD 550-1130) in Gila National Forest; participate in al lphases of archaeological field work including test excavation, mapping, and in-field analysis; camp overnight at the Beaverhead Work Center; earn credits in ANTH-X480 (undergrad) or ANTH-A595 (graduate).

Visit the Anthropology Department for more information.

Contact Fumi Arakawa ( for more information and to apply.
Application deadline is January 31, 2024.