Our Undergraduate Alumni

Viva+Impulse in El Paso, Texas

"The ability to understand individuals and groups is helpful in all careers."

Camp Ramah in the Rockies

"I have been able to work in different communities around the world and enter new communities with relative ease."

Grant Thornton in Atlanta, Georgia

"I have been able to connect with individuals from various backgrounds and disciplines as a direct result of information learned during my time at Duke as well as because of the way I have learned to engage with people."

Ph.D. student, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

"(Duke Cultural Anthropology) enriches your perspectives of the world by engaging you systematically with approaches to make sense of and understand social realities and lived experiences."

USAID Bangladesh

"My cultural anthropology background has allowed me to think about development and program design in a way that is less linear and paternalistic."

MD/MPH student, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida

"Studying Cultural Anthropology at Duke has given me the knowledge base and the tools for better understanding and interacting with people ..."

Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia

"My major in Cultural Anthropology equipped me with the tools to collaborate effectively with colleagues from backgrounds and cultures different from my own."

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

"My Cultural Anthropology major provided an excellent foundation for some of the graduate classes I am currently taking as an M.A. candidate in NYU's Museum Studies program."