Planning Your Trajectory as an Anthropology Graduate Student

By Janet McIntosh, Department of Anthropology, Brandeis University

This page contains suggestions and information for both MA students and doctoral students. Many of our MA students plan to go on to doctoral programs in anthropology, and may benefit from reading the entire document. 

Please note: the opinions expressed in the student quotes are not necessarily shared by all faculty. They are intended as starting points for your conversations with your own advisors, and should not substitute for advisor-advisee interactions. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Miscellaneous Advice