Re: Anthroplogists, I need advice! Please help me!
10 Sep 1996 14:28:01 GMT

In article <>, Stephen Barnard writes:

> wrote:
>> In article <01bb9e17$95021a40$>, Karen writes:
>> Also, what are the job opportunities for Anthropology? The
>> >history job market is quite bleak!
>> >
>> In Anthropology your prospects are grim, especially with a name like
>> Levine. It's a risky thing to go into it. Do so only if you love
>> anthropology and can't imagine doing anything else. I doubt the job
>> has been better in anthropology than in history.
>> Jay Bernstein, Ph.D.
>Color me naive. What's wrong with the name "Dan Levine"? (I know you
>don't think there's anything "wrong" with it, but what puts Dan Levine
>at a disadvantage in anthropology?)
> Steve Barnard
It means you're a white male. Ever heard of Affirmative action? It means
white males not preferred. You are much better off if you are a black or
other quote unquote "minority" woman when it comes to getting a job.

Jay Bernstein