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Historical Archaeology (Ph.D.)

Building Society’s Knowledge of the Past

This interdisciplinary degree blends advanced doctoral study in both history and anthropology. The program focuses primarily on material culture in the American West, and it involves intensive training in the methods of both archaeological and historical knowledge.

Fast Facts

  • Study with faculty members from both the history and anthropology departments.
  • Utilize the Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology.
  • Benefit from faculty expertise in Native American and Latin American cultures, prehistoric Plateau archaeology, archaeological conservation and stabilization, Plateau Indian ethnography, contemporary American culture, human evolution, and indigenous peoples of South America.


Physical Address:
315 Administration Building

Mailing Address:
History Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3175
Moscow, ID 83844-3175

Phone: 208-885-6253

Fax: 208-885-5221


Web: History Department