- B.A. in Anthropology
- M.A. in Anthropology
Daniel Shawl serves as a project coordinator at Mississippi State University’s Social Science Research Center. He began working at the SSRC in the fall of 2021. Shawl coordinates the Research and Development of MASEP, as well as various other projects involving topics such as recidivism, substance abuse, juvenile justice, etc. Shawl earned a B.A. in Anthropology from Mississippi State University in 2017, and an M.A. in Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology from the University of Mississippi in 2021. Prior to his work at the SSRC, Shawl worked as an archaeologist for Mississippi State University for over three years, and worked as a National Park Ranger for the Natchez Trace Parkway. During his career as a student and archaeologist he did extensive research on the early Natchez people and the chronological dating of the construction of their ancient capital. Through his experience in Archaeology and Anthropology, Shawl brings a unique skill set into the Social Science Research Center and the projects he works on.