Both Cultural Anthropology majors and minors are encouraged to conduct original, ethnographic research based in the location, and on the topic, of their choice. While the Cultural Anthropology department has no independent funding to support such research, faculty members will work with you to secure University funding for your summer project. You are encouraged to consult the Office of Undergraduate Research Support for regular updates about funding opportunities for Duke students.
Research Projects Ethics & Practice
We invite you to view videos about research ethics co-developed by Cultural Anthropology doctoral student Dwayne Dixon with support from Duke's Institutional Review Board and Social Science Research Institute. This video is a great introduction to considering the question of research ethics in fieldwork.