Anthropology

Aug 14, 2018  |  Humanities and Social Sciences News

Anthropology Major Spends Summer at NYC’s American Museum of Natural History

Working as a summer anthropology intern at the American Museum of Natural History, NC State anthropology major Colin Gravelle has researched and written about some unique objects.

Jun 25, 2018  |  Global Education in Guatemala

Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala

NC State’s Ethnographic Field School teaches students about the environmental, socio-economic and cultural impacts of tourism for a quarter century.

Jun 25, 2018  |  NC State Students Excavate Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus

NC State Students Excavate Prehistoric Settlement in Cyprus

A group of 15 NC State undergraduates traveled to the island of Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean to take part in an archaeological field school.

May 30, 2017

Faculty Profile: Dr. Sinikka Elliott

Note: This interview was conducted in February 2016. It is being shared now in honor of Dr. Elliott’s departure from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology after 9 years of teaching, engagement, and service at North Carolina State University. She […]

Mar 27, 2017

12th Annual Graduate Research Symposium

Several graduate students from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology presented at the 12th Annual Graduate Research Symposium on March 22nd, 2017.

Aug 31, 2016

Just Mercy: Bryan Stevenson Speaks to NC State

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption is the 2016 Common Reading Selection for NC State, and is required reading for incoming undergraduate students in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Written by Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive […]

Feb 4, 2016  |  NC State News

The Archaeology of Prehistoric Climate Change

Archaeologists have long been concerned about the effects of past climactic events, especially how these events may have influenced human decision-making processes.

Aug 31, 2015

Meet the Faculty: Dr. Anna Manzoni

In this interview, we meet Dr. Anna Manzoni and discuss her research in social stratification in labor markets.

Jun 2, 2015

As Go the Tropics …

Alumna Sandra Harding (Ph.D., Sociology ’94) asks a deceptively simple question: “Is life in the Tropics getting better?” But don’t be fooled by the simplicity of that question: her quest for the answer, and her leadership as an economic sociologist, stand to change the world. Harding, vice chancellor and president of Australia’s James Cook University, chairs the State of the Tropics, a first-of-its-kind partnership with 12 research institutions around the globe.

May 20, 2015

The Independent Variable: ASA’s Spring Edition

Looking for a summer read that’s both informative and entertaining? Well, look no further than the Spring 2015 edition of The Independent Variable, the American Sociological Association (ASA) undergraduate newsletter. The newsletter’s goal is to connect ASA to sociology majors […]