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  • Locations: Turkwel, Kenya
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Abby Hall Grubbs
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: 15 credits/semester
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Cultural Anthropology, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Evolutionary Anthropology, Global Health, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see http://globaled.duke.edu/finances/study-abroad-fee.

This field school, offered during both Fall and Spring semesters, is designed for undergraduates who have an interest in prehistoric sciences seeking comprehensive field training. The Turkana Basin region, made famous over the past five decades through the work of Richard, Meave and Louise Leakey, has produced much of the world's most important fossil evidence for human evolution. The field school will have five modules and will provide 15 credits of 300-level coursework in Archaeology and Geology.