Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi

Anthropology Faculty

Permanent Faculty | Adjunct Instructors | Professors Emeriti

Permanent Faculty

Tony Boudreaux

Tony Boudreaux

Director, Center for Archaeological Research
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, University of North Carolina
Archaeology: Late Prehistoric & Contact Period (Southeastern US)
Lamar Hall 565  |  662-915-7339
tboud@olemiss.edu

Katherine M. Centellas

Croft Associate Professor of Anthropology & International Studies
Ph.D, University of Chicago
Culture: Science & Technology, Medical Anthropology, Latin America
Lamar Hall 561  |  662-915-7129
kmcentel@olemiss.edu

Simone Delerme

Simone Delerme

McMullan Assistant Professor of Southern Studies & Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, Rutgers University
Culture: Latin American Migration, Critical Race Theory, Language & Identity, Inequality
Lamar Hall 523  |  662-915-7797
sdelerme@olemiss.edu

Robbie Ethridge

Robbie Ethridge

Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, University of Georgia
Culture: Ethnohistory, Environment, Southeastern US
Lamar Hall 562  |  662-915-7317
rethridg@olemiss.edu

Carolyn Freiwald

Carolyn Freiwald

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, University of Wisconsin
Archaeology: Maya and Mesoamerica, Bioarchaeology, Archaeological Chemistry, Zooarchaeology
Lamar Hall 544  |  662-915-6544
crfreiwa@olemiss.edu

Marcos Mendoza

Marcos Mendoza

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, University of Chicago
Culture: Economic & Political Anthropology, Environment, Latin America
Lamar Hall 547  |  662-915-7343
mendoza@olemiss.edu

Maureen Meyers

Maureen Meyers

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, University of Kentucky
Archaeology: Southeastern US, Ceramics
Lamar Hall 560  |  662-915-7297
memeyer1@olemiss.edu

Matthew Murray

Matthew L. Murray

Instructional Associate Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D, Harvard University
Archaeology: Ancient Celts, Death & Burial, Landscape & Resource Management
Lamar Hall 553  |  662-915-3995
mlmurray@olemiss.edu

Catarina Passidomo

Catarina Passidomo

Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Southern Studies
Ph.D, University of Georgia
Culture: Food, Human-Environment Interactions, Race, Urban Geography
Lamar Hall 552  |  662-915-3427
passidomo@olemiss.edu

Jodi Skipper

Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Southern Studies
Ph.D, University of Texas
Historical Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management, Museum Studies, African Diaspora
Lamar Hall 522  |  662-915-3468
jskippe1@olemiss.edu

Adjunct Instructors

Scott Barretta

Scott Barretta

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology & Anthropology
MA, University of Virginia
Lamar Hall 511  |  662-915-7421
smbarretta@olemiss.edu

Royce Kurtz

Royce Kurtz

AICPA Research & Instruction Librarian and Associate Professor
Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology
PhD, University of Iowa
Ethnohistory, History of Anthropology, North American Indians
J. D. Williams Library 106  |  662-915-7985
ulkurtz@olemiss.edu

Professors Emeriti

Janet Ford

Janet Lynn Ford

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
PhD, Tulane University
Lamar Hall 549  |  662-915-3446
saford@olemiss.edu

Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
PhD, Southern Illinois University
Lamar Hall 507  |  662-915-7421
sajay@olemiss.edu

Ed Sisson

Edward Sisson

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology & Art History
PhD, Harvard University
Lamar Hall 549  |  662-915-3446
sasisson@olemiss.edu

Robert Thorne

Robert Thorne

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
PhD, University of Missouri
Lamar Hall 510  |  662-915-xxxx