Facilities & Partnerships

The Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences has a number of special facilities which provide the social science students a chance to gain hands-on experience with certain methods and techniques that will be important in their careers. The following facilities are managed by the school. Please visit these pages and see the opportunities available to students.

Anthropology Facilities

Anthropological and Archaeological Training Laboratory

Archaeological Conservation Laboratory

Cultural Resources Office

In addition to the above, there are other facilities across campus that support Social Sciences students' learning experiences at NSU. These include:

The faculty and students of the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences have opportunities to work with a number of different governmental agencies.  The National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Louisiana Division of Archaeology, and the Louisiana National Guard have funded recent projects.  Graduate students in history may apply for internships with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training to gain valuable first-hand experience in cultural resource management and in building and materials conservation and preservation. To learn more about these programs select one or more of the following:

  • Integrated Cultural Resources Management Program
  • Regional Archaeology Program
  • U.S. Forest Service, Kisatchie National Forest has an ongoing intern and research program with the School of Social Sciences. Each year one or more students have an opportunity to work on archaeological cultural resource management projects within the National Forest.