Dr. Fahui Wang is the recipient of the 2016 “Rainmakers,’ Leaders in Research Senior Scholar award.
We are situated in a prime location for studying coastal environmental sciences as we have access to 397 miles of coastline and the Mississippi delta. Our students and faculty work on the most pressing environmental issues today including coastal land loss, sea level rise, hurricanes and climate change.
“[Archaeology] isn’t about getting chased by a giant boulder,” says Diane Gifford-Gonzalez, president of the Society for American Archaeology.
Monday, November 23, 2015 the Department of Geography & Anthropology hosted a Counselors’ Luncheon in the Robert A. Muller Conference Room.
Students enrolled in Fluvial Geomorphology took part in a demonstration of a multibeam echo sounding survey of the Bayou Sorrel region within the Atchafalaya River Basin.
The previous work in 2014 revealed a Preceramic (3000-1800 BCE) component on the smaller of the two mounds in the basin, and an Early Horizon (900-200 BCE) presence on the largest of the mounds, associated with a number of infant burials.
The traveling exhibit, “Sharing the Sweet Life” is currently on loan from the LSU Rural Life Museum, at the Hill Memorial Library featuring archaeological excavations of the Chatsworth Plantation site and rendering many interesting artifacts representing […]
The LSU Department of Geography and Anthropology, in collaboration with the LSU Libraries, will host a symposium to honor the distinguished career of H. Jess Walker. The symposium will take place on January 15, 2016 in the Hill Memorial Library.
First, a little about me. This August, 2015, I started my first year as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toledo. I received my Ph.D. in […]
A multidisciplinary group including Departments of Geography and Anthropology, Geology and Geophysics, the School of the Coast and Environment, and the Coastal studies institute at LSU, and University of Southern Mississippi investigated a well-preserved ancient bald cypress forest buried and partially exposed in the in the northern Gulf of Mexico in August 2015.