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Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Mississippi

Anthropology Careers and Alumni

What can Anthropology majors do after graduation? Meet a few…

MyKayla-Williamson

MyKayla Williamson

Master’s student in archaeology, Cornell University

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Lindsay-Jones

Lindsey Jones

County Prosecutor/Youth Court Attorney

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Eric-Duff

Eric Duff

State Environmental Admin., GA Dept of Transportation

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Lindsey-Fox

Lindsey (Langsdon) Fox

Associate Director of Research IT, Vanderbilt University

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Sam Brookes

Hailey Walley

retired Chief Archaeologist, USDA, National Forests of MS

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Martha-Grace-Lowry-Mize

Martha Grace Lowry Mize

Grant Coordinator, Food Bank of North Alabama

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Grace Myers

Grace Myers

Communications Specialist, Khoros

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Anthropology Careers

Anthropology majors become global citizens; they better understand our globally connected and diverse world. They develop skills in observation, analysis, research, communications, and interacting with people from all cultures.

Our anthropology alumni are working in many different sectors of the economy, with the largest percentages working in higher education, business and finance firms, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, and the military.

Related careers to anthropology include archaeology, impact assessment, museums, foreign affairs, journalism, education, law, business marketing and management, non-profit leadership, forensics, and more.

 

Our graduates are …

  • Archaeologist, Boston University
  • Lab Manager, NC State Human ID & Forensic Lab
  • Levant Curator, British Museum
  • Curator, Montpelier Museum Program
  • Senior VP, BancorpSouth
  • Fund Analyst, Evergreen Investments
  • VP Operations, Morrow Creative
  • Hydrogeologist, Spectrum Environmental Services
  • Archaeologist, New South Associates
  • Physician, Avalon Medical
  • Regional Director, St. Jude Children’s Hospital
  • Chief Archaeologist, MS Department of Archives & History
  • Sr. Advisor, Swedish Natl Heritage Board
  • Senior City Planner, New Orleans
  • Archaeologist, Army Corps of Engineers
  • Video Game Designer, Arkane Studios
  • Attorney, Purdie & Metz, PLLC
  • Social Studies Teacher, New Richmond High School

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