The Koobi Fora Field School has extended the spring deadline for applicants until April 1, 2018. We have a great season lined up this year, with faculty expertise from archaeology, paleoanthropology, paleoecology, and human biology! Join us for 6 weeks of research and adventure in northern Kenya, in one of the most famous hominin sites in the world. Students will earn credit hours with The George Washington University. We encourage all interested students (undergraduate and graduate) to apply today!
More information: https://cashp.columbian.gwu.edu/koobi-fora-field-school
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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.