The anthropology-sociology alumna earned a master's in museum anthropology and launched her career working with museums, schools and tribes to expand education around Northwest tribal history and culture.
Pacific University is proud to remember and celebrate the history, heritage and culture of Indigenous peoples during the month of November. Educational events include a museum exhibit, online library display, philosophy colloquium and movie screening.
Kayleigh DeBruyne '18 spent a semester in Tanzania completing her senior project, a research endeavor that combined environmental science, anthropology and women's issues.
Pacific University Anthropology Assistant Professor Jessica Hardin is among a select group of scholars to have recently received a prestigious Graves Award in the Humanities.
“I love Pacific and am so grateful I will be able to get my degree from a place that has so quickly become a second home.”
Clark Wininger ’17 came to Pacific University to play tennis. But through Voyages and the Anthropology/Sociology Department, he’s found a lot more.
Anthropology Professor Jessica Harden published in New Mana: Transformation of a Classis Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures.
Jessica Hardin, Anthropology, invited to speak to nationally funded Obesity Solutions research team at Arizona State University.
After a year in Mexico on a Fulbright Scholarship, Catie Prechtel '14 has headed south again to keep teaching English. An anthropology and Spanish major at Pacific, Prechtel hopes to make a career teaching English and exploring other cultures.
Catherine Prechtel of Talent, Ore., has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award for the 2014-2015 academic year.