Diana Gerberich, one of the Anthropology Department's Peer Concentration Advisors, spent the summer of 2016 interning with the U.S. Navy. Read below to hear about her experience.
"This past summer, I interned with the Navy in their Underwater Archaeology Branch at the Washington Navy Yard (Washington, D.C.). A subgroup of the Naval History and Heritage Command, the Underwater Archaeology Branch is responsible for locating, documenting, and protecting the Navy's sunken vessels and aircraft in both domestic and...
PhD candidate Benny Shaffer, along with two other students from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School of Design, spent the summer of 2015 documenting everyday monuments along the old Silk Road.
James Gibbs, who received his Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Harvard in the 1950's, and his wife, Jewelle Gibbs, are featured in the New York Timesas one of the very first African American couples to have their wedding announced in the paper (in 1956). While pursuing his degree at Harvard, Gibbs served as resident tutor, the first African American resident tutor in the history of Harvard University.