Koobi Fora Field School

Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, click the link to see our video!
Lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, click the link to see our video!

So you want to hunt for evidence of our earliest ancestors?……Welcome to Koobi Fora 

The National Musuems of Kenya and George Washington University’s Center for the Advanced Study of Hominin Paleobiology have teamed up to provide you with a unique opportunity to explore some of the most remote parts of Africa and search for evidence of hominins in the most dramatic landscapes you will ever experience.


Apply to be a part of the Koobi Fora Field School, the premier paleoanthropology training experience. Our team of experts from all over the world have begun conducting exciting new field projects that you can be a part of. Field projects include:

  • Studying fossilized footprints from 1.6 million years ago
  • Finding evidence of human scavenging and hunting 2.0 million years ago
  • Exploring evidence of climate change and animal communities over the last 4 million years
  • Discovering the changes associated with the emergence of domesticated animals in East Africa

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Our faculty include the foremost experts in hominin physiology, vertebrate paleontology, sedimentary geology, taphonomy, paleolithic archaeology, landscape archaeology, zooarchaeology, bioarchaeology and many more.

Join us to be a part of the exciting new research. A life changing experience awaits you on the shores of Lake Turkana…

 

Contact Details

David R. Braun, Co-Director
Phone: 202-994-6953
Email: drbraun76@gmail.com

The George Washington University
Department of Anthropology
2110 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Fax: 202-994-6097