Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

BA in Anthropology

 All students have opportunities to

  • conduct independent research
  • engage in globally-related activities through coursework and language study at Mason and abroad
  • participate in many forms of public service
  • prepare for their future careers through internships, career-focused minors and other college-to-career activities

Undergraduate research/ experience:



Rachel Kenderdine

Rachel Kenderdine

Interning at the U.S. Department of Education, in the Office of State Support

At the U.S. Department of Education, in the Office of State Support, Rachel analyzed education policy briefs from prominent think thanks, examined state data for Title I schools and staffed the Negotiated Rulemaking sessions for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Samantha Woodstock

Samantha Woodstock

Helping excavate the former home of President George Washington

Samantha interned at Mount Vernon as a Mount Vernon Archaeological Intern where she worked within the lab and on the excavation of the Slave Cemetery. Within the lab, she helped research artifacts and worked with the volunteers to wash, bag, label, and photograph items.

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