Advising

Anthropology Undergraduate Advising Team:

Director of Undergraduate Studies (Advising Coordinator):

Dr. Jennifer Muller, Anthropology, 3314 WWPH, Email: jem498@pitt.edu

Undergraduate Advisor:

Anna Mousouli, Anthropology, 3312 WWPH, Email: anm295@pitt.edu

Faculty Advisors:

Upon declaring anthropology as a major, students choose, or are assigned, a member of Anthropology Department Faculty to act as their course advisor/mentor.

Peer Advisors:

Amanda Latowsky (ALL209@pitt.edu)
Addie Shukausky (AES184@pitt.edu)
Maya Rice (MAR399@pitt.edu)
Brandon Torres (BVT6@pitt.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Jennifer Muller

The Director of Undergraduate Studies performs all advising responsibilities. In addition, she evaluates study abroad courses and financial aid progress reports; certifies graduation; addresses questions about policy; and mediates conflict or concerns for or about undergraduate majors. Scheduling appointments with the Director can be done via Pathways or email.

Dr. Jennifer Muller’s Office Hours:

Mon 1pm- 3pm or Wed 11am- 1pm (In person or Zoom) or by appointment

Undergraduate Advisor, Anna Mousouli

The undergraduate advisor will provide support for current and prospective majors; provide specific information on degree progress; serve as liaison for campus resources, faculty interests and research; orient new majors into the department; match students with faculty advisors; and clear registration holds. Scheduling appointments can be done via Pathways or email.

Anna Mousouli’s Office Hours:

Mon 8:30-10:30am (Zoom only)
Tues 2-4pm (Zoom only)
Thurs 12:30-4:30pm (In person)

Faculty Advising

Students are assigned to a specific faculty mentor/advisor. Please check Peoplesoft to find out who is your faculty advisor. Faculty advising combines both traditional academic advising advice and professional and career advising. Faculty contact information can be found here: https://www.anthropology.pitt.edu/people

Peer Advising 

Peer advising goals are to support undergraduate majors with course selection, disseminate information about faculty interests and research, provide general information about major requirements, and to serve as liaisons with various resources on campus. Scheduling appointments with Peer Advisors can be done via Pathways or email.

Peer advisor schedules:

Amanda Latowsky

Tues 3pm - 5pm (In-person)  

Thurs 3:00pm- 4:00pm  (Zoom only)

Maya Rice Mon 2pm- 4pm    Tues 11am- 1pm (In person or Zoom) 
Addie Shukausky Tues 2pm- 3:30pm |  Thurs 1pm- 3:30pm (In person or Zoom)
Brandon Torres Fri 1pm- 4pm (In person or Zoom)

 

Anthropology Club:

The Undergraduate Anthropology club offers workshops, hosts informal discussions, shows films, and organizes field trips for anthropology majors and others interested in anthropology. The Club welcomes new members at any time.  Join us at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2200351570/ or email us at pittanthroclub@gmail.com 

Sigma Gamma:

Pitt's chapter of Sigma Gamma, a National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology, provides an opportunity for Pitt students to meet and and share their anthropology interest. Lambda Alpha offers leadership positions, service opportunities, publication opportunities, potential scholarships, and a variety of social events! Applications are available at the beginning of each term for those students who meet the requirements.