STEM Career of the Week – Anthropologist!


Zora Neale Hurston

Job Description:  Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

Education:  Master’s, Doctoral

Possible Job Titles:  Professor, Researcher, Scientist, Anthropologist, Applied Anthropologist, Behavioral Scientist, Anthropology Director

Possible Employers:  private sector, government, museums, academia

Famous anthropologists: Mary Leakey (paleoanthropologist), Sir Francis Galton (coined the phrase “nature vs. nurture”), Zora Neale Hurston (anthropologist and folklorist).