University of Mississippi

Anthropology Faculty

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Kate M. Centellas

Croft Assistant Professor of Anthropology &
International Studies

Ph.D. University of Chicago 2008
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-5733 | Office: Lamar 561
kmcentel@olemiss.edu

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Shine Choi

Korea Foundation Visiting Assistant Professor
Croft Institute of International Studies and
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Ph.D Queen’s University Belfast, 2012
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-1966 | Office: Lamar 550
schoi6@olemiss.edu

Simone Delerme.  Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Simone Delerme

McMullan Assistant Professor of Southern Studies & Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. Rutgers University 2013
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7421 | Office: Lamar 523
sdelerme@olemiss.edu

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Robbie Ethridge

Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Georgia 1996
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7317 | Office: Lamar 562
rethridg@olemiss.edu

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Carolyn Freiwald

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-6544 | Office: Lamar 544
crfreiwa@olemiss.edu

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Jay K. Johnson

Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. Southern Illinois 1976
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7339 | Office: Lamar 565
sajay@olemiss.edu

Marcos Mendoza.  Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Marcos Mendoza

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Chicago 2013
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7343 | Office: Lamar 547
mendoza@olemiss.edu

Maureen Meyers.  Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Communications

Maureen Meyers

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D. University of Kentucky 2011
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-7297 | Office: Lamar 560
memeyer1@olemiss.edu

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Matthew L. Murray

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Associate Director of Projects
Ph.D. Harvard University 1995
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-3995 | Office: Lamar 553
mlmurray@olemiss.edu

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Catarina Passidomo

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies
Ph.D University of Georgia 2013
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Office: Lamar 552
passidomo@uga.edu

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Jodi Skipper

Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Southern Studies
Ph.D. University of Texas 2010
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-3468 | Office: Lamar 522
jskippe1@olemisss.edu

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Ahmet Yukleyen

Croft Associate Professor of Anthropology and International Studies
Ph.D. Boston University 2006
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 662-915-5733 | Office: Lamar 543
yukleyen@olemiss.edu

 

Professors Emeriti of Anthropology

Robert Thorne
(Ph.D. Missouri 1974)
Emeritus Professor of Anthropology

Janet Ford
(Ph.D. Tulane University 1977)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Anthropology
E-mail: saford@olemiss.edu

Edward Sisson
(Ph.D. Harvard University)
Emeritus Associate Professor of Anthropology
E-mail: sasisson@olemiss.edu

Adjunct Instructors of Anthropology

Scott Barretta
Phone: 662-915-7421
Office: Lamar 414
Email: smbarretta@yahoo.com

Royce Kurtz
(Ph.D. Iowa 1986)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ethnohistory, History of Anthropology, North American Indians
Phone: 662-915-7985
Office: J. D. Williams Library Room 106
E-mail: ulkurtz@olemiss.edu