Anthropology Alumni at Work

Anthropology Alumni Profiles

A sampling of the jobs held by UA Little Rock graduates with a BA in Anthropology:

  • Forensic Autopsy Technician
  • Assistant Registrar, Old State House Museum
  • Clinical Research Technologist, Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy at UAMS
  • Staff Archaeologist, Sul Ross State University Center for Big Bend Studies
  • Staff member at Women’s Project, a Little Rock nonprofit organization
  • Archaeological Field Technician, Wilbur Smith Associates
  • Program Manager of Leadership Development Unit, Winrock International, Brazil
  • Archaeologist Technician III, R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates
  • Executive Director, Fundación con los Niños (JUNONI)
  • Membership and Activities Coordinator for the Quapaw Quarter Association
  • Sales Manager, Golden Eagle of Arkansas
  • Environmental Specialist, Arkansas Department of Health
  • Director of Interactive Media, Artifact Design
  • General Manager, The Computer Studio Inc.
  • Legislative Analyst, Arkansas House of Representatives
  • Investigator, Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission
  • Pipeline Safety Specialist, Arkansas Public Service Commission
  • Reference Librarian and Young Adult Librarian
  • K-12 teachers
  • Archaeologists with various private cultural resources management firms

Positions held by UA Little Rock students who majored in anthropology and went on to gain a MA in Anthropology or a related field:

  • Archaeologist and Section 106 Manager, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (A Division of the Department of Arkansas Heritage)
  • Part-time instructor at a community college
  • Full-time anthropology instructor

Jobs held by UA Little Rock students who majored in anthropology and also have a law degree:

• Elbow Law Clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
• Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Arkansas
• Attorney Specialist, Arkansas Department of Human Services

Advanced degrees our anthropology graduates have pursued or are currently pursuing:

  • Ohio State University, PhD in Anthropology
  • University of Georgia, PhD in Anthropology
  • University of Edinburgh, PhD in Archaeology
  • University of New Mexico, Ph.D. in Evolutionary Anthropology
  • University of Arkansas, PhD in Environmental Dynamics
  • Ph.D. in History
  • UAMS, MD
  • Louisiana State University, medical residency in surgery
  • University of Maryland, Dual MA in Applied Anthropology and Historic Preservation
  • University College London, MA in  Human Evolution and Behaviour
  • City University of New York, MA in Labor Studies
  • University of Chicago, MA in Social Sciences
  • Ohio State University, MA in Anthropology
  • Sonoma State University, MA in Cultural Resources Management
  • University of Edinburgh, MA in Archaeology
  • Vermont School of Fine Arts, MFA in Writing
  • Northern Arizona University, MA in Anthropology
  • Louisiana State University, MLS (Master’s in Library Information Science)
  • Clinton School, MA in Public Service

Advanced Degrees at UA Little Rock pursued by our Anthropology alumni:

  • MA in Public History
  • MA in Public Administration
  • MA in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • MA in Professional and Technical Writing