Graduate Placement

Career Data

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Career outcomes data

Our Graduates


  • Barnes, Carolyn (May 2020) Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Cubellis, Lauren (May 2020) Max Kade Postdoctoral Fellow in the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Guzman Solano, Natalia (May 2020) ACLS Emerging Voices Fellowship, 2020-21
  • Jones, Mica (May 2020) Adjunct Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Walsh Lang, Colleen ( MD/PhD, May 2020) Resident Physician in Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda Medical Center
  • Julia Macias (May 2020) Assistant Dean, Office of Scholar Programs, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Lauren Marr (May 2020) Post-doctoral Researcher on Public Perceptions of CRISPR Technology use in Food and Agriculture, Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Kelsey Nordine (May 2020)
  • Dick Powis (May 2020) Adjunct Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Caitlin Rankin (May 2020) Research Geoarchaeologist, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
  • Alex Rivas (August 2020) Project Archaeologist, Trileaf Corporation
  • Katie Rynkiewich (May 2020) Postdoctoral Scholar, Case Western Reserve University


  • Alyanak, Oguz (May 2019) Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Gottingen
  • Juan Carlos Melendez (August 2019) Postdoctoral Fellowship, Musée du Quai Branly Jacques Chirac
  • Musgrave, Stephanie (May 2019) Assistant Professor, University of Miami
  • Wilson, Ashley (May 2019) Proposal Analyst, Pearson


  • Ayuandini, Sherria (August 2017) Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam 
  • Bolivar, Andrea (May 2018) LSA Collegiate Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
  • Bullion, Elissa (May 2018) UCIS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
  • Henry, Edward (May 2018) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Colorado State University
  • Koenig, Crystal Riley (May 2018) Adjunct Instructor, Department of History, Sociology and Anthropology, Southern Utah University
  • Li, Yuqi (May 2018) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Nanjing University
  • Onyeneho, Kosi (May 2018)
  • Qin, Zhen (August 2017) Assistant Professor, School of Culture and History, Henan University, Kaifeng, Henan, China
  • Robakis, Efstathia (May 2018) Associate Research Scientist, Field Projects International
  • Spivey-Faulkner, S. Maggie (May 2018) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta
  • Walsh Lang, Colleen (August 2017) Medical student, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Wright, Arielle (May 2018) Education and Community Engagement Coordinator, Urban Harvest STL


  • Chiou, Kenneth (May 2017) Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Washington
  • Epstein, Jennifer (August 2016)
  • Goldstein, Steven (May 2017) Leader of the Archaeology of Food Security and Sustainability Research Group, Department of Archaeology, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany
  • Kerker Oliver, Lana (May 2017)
  • McDonald, Monica (December 2016) Program Coordinator with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Reproductive Management Center housed at the Saint Louis Zoo
  • Mueller, Natalie (May 2017) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Washington University 
  • Singer, Elyse (May 2017) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
  • Sobonya, Sarah (August 2016) Presidential Management Fellow, USCIS
  • Storozum, Michael (May 2017) Postdoctoral Fellow, Fudan University; Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany
  • Strong, Adrienne (May 2017) Assistant Professor, University of Florida


  • Cagnato, Clarissa (May 2016) Postdoctoral Fellow. Archéologie des Amériques (UMR 8096), Université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. 
  • Choedup, Namgyal (August 2015)
  • Flachs, Andrew (May 2016) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Purdue University
  • Heipp, Jennifer (May 2016) Impact and Evaluation Officer, Jubilee Housing
  • Heller, Alison (August 2015) User Experience Researcher, Facebook
  • Hodges, Rebecca (August 2015) High School World History Teacher, Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis TN
  • Joganic, Jessica (May 2016) Graduate Student in Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, Department of Biology, University of Missouri St. Louis
  • Langlie, BrieAnna (May 2016) Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Binghamton University, SUNY
  • Marshack, Joshua (May 2016) Assistant Professor, Grinnell College
  • Mixter, David (May 2016) Research Assistant Professor, Binghamton University SUNY
  • Willman, John (May 2016) Postdoctoral Researcher (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship) at Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (IPHES), Tarragona, Spain.


  • Xu, Jing (August 2014) Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington
  • Batiashvili, Nino (August 2014) Dean of the Graduate School; Associate Dean, School of Governance and Scoial Sciences, Free University Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Doumani, Paula (December 2014) Assistant Professor, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
  • Orkin, Joseph (December 2014) Postdoctoral Fellow, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • Ruthven, Jessica (December 2014) Professional Editor and Ethnographic Researcher 
  • Fridberg, Diana (May 2015) Registrar and Welfare Science Resource Manager at National Aquarium, Baltimore, MD
  • Rouse, Lynne (May 2015) Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow, Berlin, Germany
  • Stone, Abigail (May 2015) Assistant Professor, Illinois State University


  • Kudlu, Chithprabha (August 2013) Research Associate, Washington University in St. Louis, India
  • Sood, Anubha (August 2013) Research Associate, Washington Univ. Dallas, TX
  • Acuña, Mary Jane (December 2013) Director, El Tintal Archaeological Project Petén, Guatemala
  • Billingsley, Doc (May 2014) Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Elmira College
  • Lacy, Sarah (May 2014) Assistant Professor of Biological Anthropology, California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Ocobock, Cara (May 2014) Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
  • Woldekiros, Helina (May 2014) Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Washington University, St. Louis MO


  • Grillo, Katherine (August 2012) Assistant Professor, Anthropology, University of Florida
  • Repice, Eric (August 2012) Artist, St. Louis, MO
  • Bridgeman, LeAndra (December 2012) County Service Coordinator, North East Community Action Corporation (NECAC) Hannibal, MO
  • Stone, Livia (December 2012)Assistant Professor, Anthropology Illinois State University, Bloomington/Normal, IL
  • Fourrier, Marc (May 2013) Project Director, Great Ape Conservation Jane Goodall Institute, Goma DRC
  • Ference, Meghan (May 2013) Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Brooklyn College, NYC
  • Maki, Julia (May 2013) Senior Public Health Research Coordinator, Washington University St. Louis
  • Spengler, Robert (May 2013) Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow Humanities, German Archaeological Institute, Berlin, Germany and currently Paleoethnobotany Lab Director at the Max Planck Institute in Jena, Germany 
  • Watsa, Mrinalini (May 2013) Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Missouri St. Louis


  • Maley, Blaine (August 2011) Chair, Anatomy, Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Wistrand, Jennifer (August 2011) Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
  • Capriles Flores, José (December 2011) Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Penn State, State College, PA
  • Hanselka, John Kevin (December 2011) Archaeologist, Env. Affairs Texas Dept. of Transportation
  • Jacobsen, Anna (December 2011) Lecturer, Washington University in St. Louis, MO
  • Vandercone, Rajnish (December 2011) Research Scientist, Applied Sciences Rajarata Univ., Mihintale, Sri Lanka
  • Warrener, Anna (December 2011) Lecturer, Department of Anthropology, University of Colorado Denver
  • Kendzior, Sarah (May 2012) Journalist and Author, St. Louis, MO
  • Shaffer, Christopher (May 2012) Assistant Professor, Anthropology Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI


  • Horton, Elizabeth Temple (August 2010) Assistant Archaeologist, Arkansas Archaeological Survey, Fayetteville, AR
  • Hejtmanek, Katherine R. (August 2010) Associate Professor/Anthropology and Children Studies Brooklyn College
  • Larchanche, Stephanie (August 2010) Director of Research and Training Minkowska Center, University of Paris
  • Schilling, Timothy (December 2010) Archaeologist National Park Service Midwest Archeological Center, Lincoln, NE
  • Arbor, Tafline (December 2010) Associate Professor, Anatomy Marian Univ. Indianapolis, IN
  • Gutierrez, Mercedes (May 2011) Lecturer, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, Medical School
  • Kelley, Elizabeth (May 2011) WildCare Assistant, St. Louis Zoo


  • Adams, Catrina T. (August 2009) Education Director Missouri Botanical Gardens
  • Dunn, Rachel H. (August 2009) Associate Professor, Master of Science in Anatomy Program; Assistant Professor, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Program
  • Hildebrand, Vanessa Marie (December 2009) Assistant Professor, Anthropology Case Western Reserve University
  • Lee, Hyeon Jung (December 2009) Associate Professor, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea
  • Quincey, Jennifer A. (December 2009) Owner/Editor, Banyan Tree Editorial Services, LLC.
  • Isci, Baris (May 2010) Assistant Professor Mugla University, Mugla, Turkey
  • Weissbrod, Lior (May 2010) Postdoctoral Fellow, Zinman Institute of Archaeology University of Haifa


  • Cowgill, Libby W. (August 2008) Associate Professor University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Louis, Bertin (August 2008) Vice Chair, Africana Studies and Associate Professor, Anthropology and Africana Studies, University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • Sahota, Puneet Kaur (August 2008) Psychiatrist, Philadelphia, PA


  • Cochrane, Laura L (August 2007) Professor; Department Chair, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
  • De Luycker, Anneke Marie (December 2007) Assistant Professor of Conservation Studies, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation, Front Royal, VA
  • Laird, Kathleen Fenner (December 2007) Director of Research for Safety & Cross-Cultural Content, Shoreland Inc., Arlington, VA
  • Weghorst, Jennifer A (December 2007) Assistant Director of Undergraduate Biology Program University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Bruno, Maria Christina (May 2008) Assistant Professor, Archaeology Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
  • Carter, Benjamin P (May 2008) Assistant Professor Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA


  • Dale, Darla (May 2007) Retired
  • Dobson, Seth (August 2006) Manager, Analytics- Merkle
  • Glore, Angela (August 2006) Executive Director, First 5 Del Norte, Crescent City, CA
  • Muldoon, Kathleen (August 2006) Associate Professor, Anatomy Midwestern University,


  • Curtis, Jennifer (August 2005) Postdoctoral Fellow Univ. of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Walshaw, Sarah (December 2005) Senior Lecturer Simon Fraser U.
  • Adams, Justin (May 2006) Senior Lecturer, Anatomy and Devel. Bio. & Deputy Director of the Centre for Human Anatomy Education Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • Hansen-Speer, Karla (May 2006) Lecturer, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN


  • Barkin, Gareth Professor, Anthropology Univ. of Puget Sound
  • Kaufman, Jason Associate Professor, Anatomy Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University
  • Lewis-Harris, Jacquelyn (May 2005) Associate Professor, Dir., Center for Human Origin and Cultural Diversity U. Missouri, St. Louis
  • Shackelford, Laura (May 2005) Director of Graduate Studies, Associate Professor, Anthropology University of Illinois--Champaign Urbana