Alumni & Careers

Students who graduate from Denison with an Anthropology & Sociology major become teachers, lawyers, urban planners, investment bankers, public health specialists and psychiatric and substance abuse counselors. Some work with public agencies or private companies while others go on to graduate programs in sociology, anthropology, social work, law and business administration.

For information regarding careers in Sociology and Anthropology, please access Careers in Sociology - American Sociological Association and Careers in Anthropology - American Anthropological Association.


Note: The post-Denison outcomes listed below reflect aggregate data for the classes of 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, collected within six months of graduation for each class. These data are collected between May and November for the graduating cohort.

Anthropology & Sociology
92% of Anthropology & Sociology graduates were employed, in graduate school or completing post-graduate service within six months of graduation.
  • 48% were employed
  • 23% were in graduate school
  • 20% were completing post-graduate service
  • 8% were still pursuing admission/employment
Job Titles & Employers:
  • Activities Director, Aspen Day Services
  • Admissions Coordinator, Denison University
  • Independent Distributor, Herbalife
  • Manager, Blossoms Florist
  • Assistant Director, Laurel School
  • Teacher, AYS
  • Account Executive, Yelp
  • MLB Network
  • Tech Kids Unlimited
  • Associate Teacher, Success Academy Charter School
  • Communication Specialist, USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism
  • Snowboard Instructor, Vail Resorts
  • Marketing Intern, Penguin Random HouseAmerican Institute of Indian Studies
  • Associate Underwriter, HCC Insurance Holdings
  • Bilingual Customer Service Associate, BMW Financial Services
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Business Manager, Duffin Flowers
  • Certified TEFL Teacher/English Teacher, TEFL
  • District Executive, Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America
  • High School Multi-Intensive Special Education Teacher, Teach for America
  • HR Coordinator, Hanover Research
  • Insurance Advisor/Producer, Total Insurance Services Inc.
  • Intern, Communities in Schools of Georgia
  • Corps Member, City Year Chicago
  • HIV/AIDS Healthy Youth Volunteer, Peace Corps
  • Intern, International Child Resource Institute
  • Manager of Program Development, Consero Group LLC
  • Paralegal, O'Rourke & Degen
  • Patient Access Specialist, Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • Peace Corps
  • Personal Trainer, Gold's Gym
  • Semantics Research
  • Spanish Speaking Research Analyst/Journalist, Asia Metals
  • Squash Coach, Bryn Mawr School
  • Team Leader, Chicago Cares One Summer Chicago Program
  • University Relations Coordinator, Universum
  • IT Technician, C Technologies
  • EC Analyst, Towers Watson
  • Band Member, The Roof Dogs Band
  • Marketing Intern, Computer Services Inc.
  • EMC
  • Admissions Counselor, 2U
  • Ecosa Institute
  • Tasting Room Staff, Atlantic Brewing Company
  • Legislative Fellow, Ohio Legislative Service Commission
  • Conference Service Worker, Jobe and Associates
  • Youth Recruitment and Outreach, Casa Central
  • Family Advocate, AmeriCorps
  • Volunteer, AmeriCorps- Public Allies
Graduate Schools & Programs
  • Bowling Green State University (Sociology)
  • Regis College (Applied Behavioral Analysis)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Public Policy and Management)
  • Florida State University (Library & Information Science)
  • The Ohio State University (Sociology)
  • The Ohio State University (Social Work)
  • Rutgers University (Social Work)
  • USC (SOcial Work)
  • Rutgers University (Social Work)
  • Sposato Graduate School of Education (Education)
  • University of Chicago (Social Services Administration)
  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • National Louis University
  • North Park University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Regents College School of Psychotherapy & Counseling
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical School
  • University of California at Los Angeles (Higher Education Policy and Leadership)
  • University of Minnesota School of Law
  • Ohio State University (Higher Education and Student Affairs)
  • Simmons College (Library and Information Science)
  • Columbia University
  • Wake Forest School of Business
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Montana (Anthropology)

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Anthropology & Sociology
100 West College Street
Granville, OH 43023

Fareeda Griffith

Associate Professor
Chair of Anthropology & Sociology

Nancy Welu

Academic Administrative Assistant

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