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Sociology & Anthropology

Alumni Stories

The alumni of Southwestern University’s Sociology and Anthropology Department are involved in some amazing work; a number have accomplished noteworthy achievements.  In their own unique ways and using their anthropological or sociological imaginations, each is working towards the well-being of humanity.  Here’s a sample of what a few of our alums have been up to recently.

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  • Alexandria Overton (Soc, ‘11) is starting graduate school this fall 2013.  She was accepted into graduate programs at New York University, Syracuse University, Columbia University, and Boston University (BU), and has chosen to attend BU’s School of Communication’s Media Ventures Program.
  • Santiago Guerra (Anthropology, 2004) has accepted a tenure-track position in Southwest Studies at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Angela Stroud (Sociology, 2003) received Honorable Mention in the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award paper competition held by the American Sociological Association’s Section on Race, Gender, and Class for her 2012 article titled “Good Guys with Guns:  Hegemonic Masculinity and Concealed Handguns” published in Gender & Society.