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Labs and Research Groups

The Behavioral Ecology and Economic Decisions Lab (BEEDL), directed by Dr. Bram Tucker, provides workspace and resources for students interested in economic decision-making and behavior in global contexts. We investigate…

The Biological Anthropology Lab Complex at the University of Georgia is directed by Dr. Susan Tanner and Dr. Laurie Reitsema. The research objectives of the lab group focus…

Our lab is unified by interest in the human use and conservation of landscapes, and how those are related to cultural, historical, and political forces.  We are committed to multi-disciplinarity, with foci on cultural, ecological, geographical, and educational…

The Ethnoecology and Biodiversity Lab serves as a venue for collaboration between natural and social scientists, locally and internationally, on research focusing on human cognition, decision making, and behavior in relation to natural resources, particularly with…

The Geoarchaeology Laboratory is located in Barrow Hall 14. It is primarily a sedimentological and and pedological laboratory with analytical facilities to include particle-size determination and petrologic analysis using an Olympus stereo-…

HECLab promotes interdisciplinary research that is engaged, both intellectually and in practice, with environmental change as it relates to humans and society. It…

Our lab is unified by an interest in group-level decision-making with regard to land and environmental management, use and access. This includes formal "rules of the game" (social norms and rules, whether customary or statutory, de facto or de jure…

Established in the fall of 1947, the Laboratory of Archaeology at the University of Georgia, is the largest archaeological research and collections facility in Georgia. Our mission includes preserving and curating qualified archaeological collections and records,…

Researchers and faculty in the Multiscalar Archaeologies (MAIES) lab are united by a common desire to understand how the lived experiences of individuals and communities articulate with broad-scale trends in human history. Accomplishing this aim requires the adoption…

The Laboratory of Primate Behavioral Ecology provides a workspace for graduate and advanced undergraduate students interested in research on primate behavior, ecology and conservation.  The Lab has currently a range of research projects, including the understanding…

Here at the QUIP Lab we are interested in applying stable isotope analysis of biological materials-teeth, shell, bone, chitin, and keratin-to aid in investigating topics like climate change, reconstructing paleoenvironments, identifying mobility and migration,…

The Zooarchaeology Laboratory specializes in the analysis of vertebrate remains from archaeological sites, but also works with invertebrate, paleontological, and ecological samples. The comparative collection numbers over 5,000 vertebrate and invertebrate specimens…

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