Department of Sociology and Anthropology

University of Mississippi

Thesis Defense: Suzanne Davidson

“African American Roots Tourism at ‘Home’: History, Memory, and Heritage in Holly Springs, Mississippi” Suzanne R. Davidson, MA Anthropology Candidate 2:00 pm Lamar 555 April 24, 2018 Committee: Jodi Skipper (Chair), Kate Centellas, Simone Delerme


Thesis Defense: Danielle Buckingham

“Invisible Labor: A Mixed-Method Study of African American Women and Their Emotional Labor in the Academy” Danielle Buckingham, MA Sociology Candidate 8:00 AM Lamar 518 April 26, 2018 Committee: Willa M. Johnson (chair), Kirsten Dellinger, Kirk Johnson


Thesis Defense: Heather Costa-Greger

“Abstinence-Based Sex Education: A Mixed-Method Evaluation of Experiences with and the Effectiveness of Sex Education in the Deep South” Heather Costa-Greger, MA Sociology Candidate 12:00 PM Lamar 518 April 26, 2018 Committee: Willa M. Johnson (chair), Kirsten Dellinger, John Green, Kirk Johnson


Thesis Defense: Katrina Alford

“Cumulative Disadvantage, Poverty, and the Role of Community Capitals: A Spatial Analysis of Uneven Development in the Multi‐State Delta Region” Katrina Alford, MA in Sociology Candidate 2:30 pm in Lamar 518 Friday, April 13, 2018 Committee: John Green (Chair), Anne Cafer, and Albert Nylander


Anthropology Career Luncheon

The Lambda Alpha Anthropological Honor Society and the Anthropology Club will be hosting an anthropology career luncheon that will feature a panel of distinguished professionals who received either a B.A. or M.A. in anthropology. The panel will answer questions regarding how to apply a degree in anthropology. Please join us with any questions you may […]


Community-Based Participatory Research Workshop

The Center for Population Studies and the McLean Institute for Public Service and Community Engagement are sponsoring a free workshop on best practices of community engagement and resources available to faculty, staff, and students interested in community-based research. Lunch will be provided. Register by March 26 at https://survey.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0rBd30jIAHQUEst. The program is part of the University […]


Summer Field School Information Meeting

Come learn about Anthropology, Sociology, and Classics summer programs this year in Rome, Zambia, Belize, and Starkville, Mississippi, on Thursday, March 1st, Lamar 114. The Department of Sociology & Anthropology maintains regular field schools in Virginia, Bolivia, Zambia, and Starkville, Mississippi.


Anthropology Club Meeting

The Lambda Alpha is holding a meeting on Wednesday, February 14 at 12pm in Lamar 114. This meeting is about electing officers and getting ready for Anthropology Day. Anthropology Day is Thursday, February 15 from 9am-2pm in the lobby of Lamar Hall. We will be giving out candy, water, and prizes. Also we will be […]


Internship Proposal Defense: Levi Crofton

Levi Crafton will be defending his internship proposal, “Broadening International Relationships, Meeting the Needs of International Students: An Internship with the Office of Global Engagement” on Tuesday, Feb. 6th at 4:00 p.m. in Lamar 515.


Film: “Teach Us All”

Produced by the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes, Teach Us All is a documentary and social justice campaign on educational inequality set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis. Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine faced violent resistance when desegregating Central High in Arkansas, America’s schools continue to represent the […]