Highlighting Outstanding Alumni of UA’s Undergraduate Program in Anthropology

The School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona is one of the leading programs in the U.S. Many of our School of Anthropology graduates go on to earn Master’s degrees and Ph.D.s and enjoy distinguished careers in Anthropology—as faculty, researchers, or practicing field anthropologists. The careers of other Anthropology undergraduates have also taken interesting and fruitful directions. Here we highlight some outstanding alumni whose work in various fields has been immeasurably influenced by their training in Anthropology at UA. Keep checking back—the list is growing. Click on a name to learn about each career.

Seth Cothrun, Senior Director of Marketing and Development for the Sonoran Institute

Maria Jhai, J.D., Litigator, Munger, Tolles & Olson

Philippa Newell, M.D., Clinical Research Scientist, The Oregon Clinic