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Department of Sociology and Anthropology
University of Mississippi


University Partners | Community Organizations

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology partners with several university centers and institutions, as well as local community organizations. Click on the links below to see additional information.

University Partners

African American Studies

African American Studies

Acting Director: Derrick Harriel
The African American studies program offers interdisciplinary programs that focus on the African American experience in the United States, especially in Mississippi and the South. It encourages students and faculty to examine the black experience, to facilitate a cultural and intellectual atmosphere on campus favorable to such studies, and to undertake a program of research and service.
Joint appointment: Kirk Johnson
Affiliated faculty: Jeff Jackson, Jodi Skipper
Longstreet Hall 312  |  662-915-5977

Southern Studies

Center for the Study of Southern Culture

Director: Kathryn B. McKee
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture offers a minor, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), and Master of Arts (M.A.) in Southern studies.
Joint appointments: Simone Delerme, Catarina Passidomo, Jodi Skipper, Ryan Parsons
Affiliated faculty: Jeff Jackson, Kirk Johnson
Barnard Observatory  |  662-915-5993


Croft Institute for International Studies

Director: Oliver J. Dinius
The Croft Institute for International Studies offers a minor and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in international studies.
Joint appointments: Kate Centellas, Miguel Centellas, Ana Velitchkova, Kristin Hickman, Nora Sylvander, Bridget Martin
Affiliated faculty: Marcos Mendoza, Jeff Jackson, Minjoo Oh
Croft Building 304  |  662-915-1500


Sara Isom Center for Women & Gender Studies

Director: Jamie Lynn Harker
The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies educates about issues of gender and sexuality, promotes interdisciplinary research and intersectional analysis related to gender and sexuality, and advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion to empower our students, faculty, staff, and the larger community.
Affiliated faculty: Kate Centellas, Kirsten Dellinger, Willa Johnson, Amy McDowell
Lamar Hall Ste D |  662-915-5916