Facilities

Archaeological Facilities

The Department of Anthropology’s archaeological facilities are housed at McDonel Hall in the Consortium for Archaeological Research, a jointly administered facility.  The McDonel Hall complex holds five archaeological research labs, a laboratory with facilities for the storage of teaching collections, and a repository and storage under the jurisdiction of the MSU Museum.  The office wing houses archaeological faculty and graduate student offices, a seminar room, computer laboratory, copy/work room, an MSU Museum records repository, and university and MSU Museum NAGPRA compliance functions.   The teaching laboratory is employed for a wide range of Department of Anthropology functions acting to integrate the various programs in the department.

Physical Anthropology Facilities

Department of Anthropology physical anthropology facilities are housed at East Fee Hall. The East Fee facilities include the MSU Forensic Anthropology Laboratory, bioarchaeology teaching laboratory and storage facility, and a radiography room with adjoining darkroom. Offices or analytical spaces are connected to each laboratory. The main offices house the forensic anthropology faculty and graduate assistant work spaces.