Archaeology Spotlight

 Archaeology Lab, Kent Hall 320

Students can choose to focus their studies on archaeology. We provide many opportunities inside and outside the classroom for students to engage in archaeology.


Faculty and Student Spotlight

Underwater Archaeology

Our faculty and students are involved in a number of professional organizations and research projects.


Lambda Alpha

Lambda Alpha


Lambda Alpha is the national collegiate honors society for anthropology majors.  Delta Chapter of Maryland is the St. Mary’s Chapter of Lambda Alpha. Delta Chapter members have demonstrated outstanding achievement in both anthropology and their college career in general.

Members of Lambda Alpha enjoy the opportunity to apply for scholarships and other forms of funding from the national society Delta Chapter students also contribute to the department through an annual luncheon and induction ceremony and occasional events supporting departmental guests, including the Anthropology Distinguished Scholar and Visiting Anthropologist.

Students are invited to apply for admission to Lambda Alpha at the beginning of the spring semester of each academic year. Successful applicants must have completed at least 12 semester hours of anthropology course work with a GPA of 3.5 or higher in the discipline. In addition, students must hold a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher.  For more information about Lambda Alpha, contact Prof. Gijanto (

2014 Applications are due February 7!


Photos from 2009 induction ceremony