In Their Words: Michael Mitchell

Michael MitchellName: Michael Mitchell

Department: Anthropology

What Award/Scholarship did you receive? Ryan Heumann Award

What year are you? 4th year

College: Rachel Carson

Where do you call home? Southern California, but it seems to be shifting…

With all of the choices for college, what made UC Santa Cruz stand out? It’s excellent Anthroplogy program and its prime location

What is your field of focus Environmental Anthropology

What do you hope to do once you graduate from UC Santa Cruz? Decompress

What is one memorable moment that stands out for you as a student here? Going on my first backpacking trip with the Backpacking Club

How will this scholarship/award impact your academic life/research? It makes my research more accessable.

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