ANT 315 - American Indians
ANT 322/SOC 350 - Race and Ethnicity
ANT 439/539 - Topics in Archaeology: Archaeology of the Maya and Mesoamerica
SOC 301 - Wealth, Status, and Power
ANT 442/542 - Medical Anthropology
ANT 315 - American Indians
ANT 322/SOC 350 - Race and Ethnicity
ANT 439/539 - Topics in Archaeology: Archaeology of the Maya and Mesoamerica
SOC 301 - Wealth, Status, and Power
ANT 442/542 - Medical Anthropology

Important Dates and Events

Check out the Anthropology and Sociology classes that are offered in summer and fall 2017.

Check here for important dates such as last day to withdraw.

Anthropology and Sociology Colloquium

March 23, 2017
Dr. Karen Kozlowski will talk about "How Peer Groups Become Racially Segregated as Early as First Grade--And What That Means For Their Academics"
12:15-1 p.m., Liberal Arts Building 204
Free and open to the Public

April 7, 2017
Sociology alum Dr. Robert Adelman will present "Immigration Revealed: Facts, Figures & Debates".
3:00-4:30 p.m., Liberal Arts Building 204
Free and open to the public

Department News

Anthropology graduate students Kristi Carnahan, Carson Rouse, and Hadley Fuller presented a panel entitled Bioarchaeology:  Studying the Motions of Past and Present Populations on Friday, March 3.  It was part of the conference "Bodies in Motion" organized by the USM English Graduate Organization.

Presentations at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Archaeological Association on February 11, 2017:

  • Brian Flynt “Archaeological Investigations of an Antebellum Plantation Site in Mississippi’s Pine Hills”.
  • Ed Jackson “Coles Creek Feasting at the Feltus and Aden Sites”

Dr. Nathan Meissner took his students from ANT 231 to the Hattiesburg Zoo to apply their classroom knowledge during a primate observation. Check out the pictures!

Dr. Kari Phelan Kozlowski has a cool new Teaching Sociology article - Seeing Race: Teaching Residential Segregation with the Racial Dot Map.

Alumni Spotlight

LIFE AFTER USM


Terri Knight (’09) BA, Sociology alum, is an owner of the Knight Butcher in Laurel.  She works with Laurel Main Street’s promotion committee and is a member of The Laurel Arts League, where she helps organize community events.  See how her experience at USM helped prepare her for a career in business, and community organization and marketing.