The Koobi Fora Field School has begun reviewing applications for the 2018 season (June 9-22, 2018). Links to the application are on our website (http://cashp.columbian.gwu.edu/koobi-fora-field-school). This year we will have faculty expertise in human biology, hominin morphology, paleontology and paleoecology, paleolithic archaeology, and other subdisciplines.

As with last year we will be offering fellowships covering the full cost of the field school and airfare to Kenya. FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE DECEMBER 5th. Students that would like to be considered for this opportunity need to have a complete application with their transcript, letter of recommendation, and statement by December 5th. If you are very interested in the fellowship program but concerned that you will be unable to make the December 5th deadline for submission, please contact us ASAP (koobiforafieldschool@gmail.com) and we will try to accommodate you.

The Koobi Fora Field School maintains a zero tolerance stance on sexual harassment, and we are committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment conducive to learning.

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Field school's sexual harassment policy as submitted

The Koobi Fora Field School (KFFS) maintains a zero tolerance stance on sexual harassment. KFFS is a workplace community and all participants on the program are expected to behave toward all other participants with kindness, collegiality, and dignity. In accordance with the George Washington University policies, the following will not be tolerated: -Unwelcome sexual advances. -Sexual jokes, written or oral references to sexual conduct, gossip regarding one's sex life; -Comment on an individual's body, comment about an individual's sexual activity, deficiencies, or prowess; -Displaying sexually suggestive objects, pictures, cartoons; -Unwelcome leering, whistling, brushing against the body, sexual gestures, suggestive or insulting comments; -Inquiries into one's sexual experiences. As a member of our research community we encourage any participant in our program to report any activities that they feel does not comply with the goal of safe and secure working environment. Complaints of sexual harassment will be taken very seriously. Any behaviors considered in violation fo the GWU sexual harassment policy can result in immediate termination of your participation on the Koobi Fora Field School. The KFFS is committed to maintaining a safe and inclusive environment conducive to learning. Unwanted sexual advances, physical or verbal, and jokes about gender, sexual orientation, race, or ability is considered counter-productive to that inclusivity and is unwelcome.

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