ANT 449/549 - Topics in Physical Anthropology: Primates
ANT 101 - Human Experience
ANT 433/533 - Prehistory of Southeastern Indians
SOC 426/526 - Sociology of Education
Excavating with Mississippi Archaeological Association Volunteers (courtesy Beve
{top: 30, left: 40}Archaeological Fieldschool 2016
ANT 449/549 - Topics in Physical Anthropology: Primates
ANT 101 - Human Experience
ANT 433/533 - Prehistory of Southeastern Indians
SOC 426/526 - Sociology of Education
Excavating with Mississippi Archaeological Association Volunteers (courtesy Beve

Important Dates and Events

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

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Department News

Thank you to our anthropology and sociology alumni for sharing their experiences with our students. Read more.

Check out the story about Dr. Jackson's Research in the Delta

Dawn Klos took home the Runner-Up award in the annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition for her presentation: “When We Were Monsters: A Study of Ethnogenesis in Medieval Ireland.” Her award included a $1,000 cash prize.

Anthropology faculty and students attended the Southeastern Archaeology Conference in Athen, GA from October 26-29, 2016. The following attendees presented their research:
Marie Danforth,Ed Jackson, Elizabest Hunt, and Stephanie Guest.
The following anthropology alums also presented their research at the conference:
Scot Keith, Michelle Hammond, Jessica Kowalski, Lynn Funkhouser, Michael Fedoroff, Phil Hodge, Ronald Wise, Sarabeth Grant, Jeffrey Auerbach, and Rita McCarty.

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.