• Fifteen men and women stand and crouch in a group photo in an outdoor location with trees surrounding.

    The 2019 Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Field School students and staff

  • Six people use various tools for an archaeological ribbon cutting ceremony.

    Alexander Bacik, Mayor Nick Shelton, Dr. Jenn Bott, Dr. Michael Nassaney, Dr. Carla Koretsky and Heidi Garley (left to right) stand with various tools for the annual Open House at Fort St. Joseph.

  • Five students gather around a laptop at a table
  • Student smiling

The Institute for Intercultural and Anthropological Studies at Western Michigan University provides WMU students and employees as well as community members new opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary research, experience collaborative instruction and engage in intercultural activities. It is home to WMU’s existing undergraduate major and minor in anthropology and Master of Art in anthropology, as well as the recently reinstated African American and African Studies major and minor.