The GW Capitol Archaeological Institute
George Washington University’s Capitol Archaeological Institute preserves cultural heritage around the world and offers hands-on research opportunities to students and academics.
Housed in GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences in downtown Washington, D.C., the institute advocates for cultural heritage by drawing on the many diplomatic and governmental resources available in the nation’s capital.
The Capitol Archaeological Institute brings together archaeologists and scholars with specialties ranging from Late Bronze Age trade to urbanism. They are experts in the study of human origins, the archaeology of the slave trade, early hominin tool use and much more.
Research in the Field
Interested in field opportunities? The Capitol Archaeological Institute conducts fieldwork expeditions in Historical, Maritime and Paleolithic archaeology.
David Braun, Alison Brooks, Stephen C. Lubkemann
Eric H. Cline, Elise Friedland
Eric H. Cline
Greece, Italy and the Classical World
Eric H. Cline, Elise Friedland and Andrew M. Smith
Andrew M. Smith, Elise Friedland
Stephen C. Lubkemann
Jeffrey P. Blomster
North America and Northern Atlantic
Andrew M. Smith