Follow FSU Students as they Blog About Archaeology Fieldwork in New Mexico

Follow FSU Students as they Blog About Archaeology Fieldwork in New Mexico

May 31, 2016

A group of four Framingham State University honors students will be performing archeology fieldwork in New Mexico from May 30th to June 12th under the direction of Dr. Ben Alberti.

The students will be blogging about their experience before, during and after the trip at

Since 2013, Dr. Alberti, a professor of Anthropology and chair of the Sociology Department, has taken Framingham State University students to Northern New Mexico to participate in archaeological fieldwork. The Gorge Project (co-directed by Dr. Severin Fowles, Columbia University) investigates the archaeology of northern New Mexico, primarily in the Rio Grande Gorge. The project focuses particularly on rock art and landscape around the Pilar area, near Taos. The four students joining this year’s Gorge Project are: Bobby Rice (Global Studies), Sarah Morgan (Psychology), Deanna Kenyon (Food and Nutrition), and Nikki Husselbee (Psychology)."

About Framingham State University

Framingham State University was founded in 1839 as the nation’s first public university for the education of teachers. Since that time, it has evolved into a vibrant, comprehensive liberal arts institution offering small, personalized classes on a beautiful New England campus. Today, the University enrolls more than 6,000 students with 58 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and professional fields. As a State College and University (SCU), Framingham State prides itself on quality academic programs, affordability, and commitment to access for all qualified students.