Applied Anthropology Laboratories

Current Projects and Grants

The Applied Anthropology Laboratories is currently working on developing or implementing the following research, education, and public outreach projects. Contact the AAL if you are interested in participating or learning more.

Recent Grants

Cultural Resource Surveys

  • Phase Ib US 52, Franklin County, IN
  • Phase Ia/ Ic Borrow Pit, Pike County, IN
  • Phase Ia SR 213 over Wildcat Creek Bridge Replacement, Howard County, IN 
  • Phase Ia Field's Memorial Trial, Adams County, IN
  • Phase Ia Steuben Lakes Regional Waste District Pump Stations, Steuben County, IN
  • Phase Ia/ Ic SR 403 over Silver Creek, Clark County, IN
  • Phase Ia Ironwood & Eaten Intersection Improvement, St. Joseph County, IN
  • Phase Ia SR 1, Randolph County, IN

Cataloging & Curation

  • Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
  • Curation for other private and government institutions


Public Outreach

  • Ohio Archaeology Month - October (annual event)
  • Indiana Archaeology Month - September (annual event)
  • Brooks School Elementary Math - Science Night- February (annual event)
  • Campus Mentors for Kids - November 2010
  • Various School Programs and Events - on-going

Applied Anthropology Laboratories
Burkhardt Building (BB), room 314
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5328
Fax: 765-285-2163