Volunteer Labs

The Archaeology Volunteer Lab

Join us for volunteer labwork. We have a number of ongoing projects with volunteer opportunities. Contact Brian Boyd for more information at bb2305@columbia.edu

Some of our current lab projects include:

The Duncan Strong Collection
Collection of Andean materials made by William Duncan Strong during the 1940-50s

Dr. Ralph Solecki's Projects (1980s)
Professor Solecki's discoveries over the years

Upper Paleolithic material from Shanidar Cave, northern Iraq
Labwork on campus related to Rose Solecki's material

Open Hours in the Osteology Lab

The osteology lab, 865 Schermerhorn Extension, is open to all students with an interest in human and other primate bones. No previous coursework or experience required. The lab will be open for student explorations the first and last Friday of each month from 4pm to 6pm. Contact Prof. Jill Shapiro at jss19@columbia.edu for details.