Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi
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    Sociology professor, Kirk Johnson.
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    Bolivia Field School program students meet with René Merida, director of the Historical Archives of the Bolivian National Congress.
    Bolivia Field School
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    The Center for Archaeological Research hosts a Public Archaeology Day at Rowan Oak, home of William Faulkner, to learn about ongoing excavation of slave quarters dating to the mid-1800s.
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    Graduate students Joshua Shiers and Grace Meyers examine rock artifacts from an archaeological site.
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    The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is located in Lamar Hall, which also houses the Center for Writing & Rhetoric and the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.
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    2017 Sociology M.A. graduates and faculty. From left to right: Jeff Jackson, Amy McDowell, Kirsten Dellinger, Brieann Avery, Ian Whalen, Kayla Williams, Ai Yamamoto, John Sonnett, Elise Lake, John Green.
    Photo by UM Photographer Kevin Bain
    Jodi Skipper, professor of Anthropology & Southern Studies, named a 2017 Humanities Scholar by the Mississippi Humanities Council.