Wagner’s Summer in Peru program is designed to give students unique opportunities to learn by doing and apply their academic knowledge though research and community service work in the Moche valley of north coastal Peru. Working with Dr. Celeste Gagnon
are Sophia Fox-Sowell ‘13 (Anthropology & English) and Nicholas Gibaldi ‘14 (Anthropology), who are studying human skeletal remains excavated from the archaeological site Huaca de la Luna
Robert Brandon ‘14 (Psychology) is working on sustainable development and cultural heritage in the rural community of Collambay
Jennifer Ida ‘12 (Anthropology major, Spanish & Mircobiology minor) is engaged in ethnographic research documenting the process of making chicha (traditional corn beer).
Well, Hello There, Wagner!
Hello, readers! My name is Ro, and I am a rising senior at Wagner College majoring in Arts Administration. I am an international student from England, where I grew up in a small countryside town called Morpeth, which is about a 6 hour drive north of London. Nothing exciting really happens in Morpeth… we made national news once when the town flooded, but that’s about it. So naturally I decided to move to the most exciting city in the world, New York! I graduated high school in 2011, and took a gap year in which I backpacked in South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. It was definitely the coolest and most...
Gruesome Food for Thought
This July, two other students and I are working with Wagner College anthropology professor Dr. Celeste Marie Gagnon, analyzing human skeletal remains excavated from archaeological sites in the Moche Valley on the north coast of Peru, during the...