Anthropology

Apr 22, 2015

The End of Consensus

Dr. Toby Parcel discusses her new book, The End of Consensus, co-authored with Dr. Andrew Taylor.

Feb 9, 2015

Student Profile: Marlaina Maddux

Marlaina Maddux, 2014 alumnus in Sociology, discussed her studies at NC State and the internship that led her to a full-time position as a campaign organizer for Environment Georgia.

Dec 15, 2014

Dr. Joseph Gingerich Helps Retrieve New Smithsonian Institution Collection

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, teaching scholar at North Carolina State University, took part in the collection of approximately 14,520 prehistoric artifacts for the Smithsonian Institution.

Nov 14, 2014

November Student of the Month

Spechel Wooten is a senior with majors in anthropology and criminology, and a minor in forensic science. She has interned with the Wake County Public Defender's Office, NC State Bureau of Investigation, and NC State's CSLEPS. She has worked on campus for University Housing and University Conference Services. She intends to apply to law school after graduation in December 2014.

Oct 27, 2014

Summer Internship at the Smithsonian

At NC State, faculty members are actively engaged in providing students with opportunities to develop vocational┬áskills and build connections beyond the classroom. The resulting experiences are critical to students’ abilities to both determine and establish the professional direction of their […]

Oct 15, 2014

Meet the Teaching Scholar: Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, a postdoctoral teaching scholar in anthropology, shares his background and research in prehistoric archaeology.

Sep 15, 2014

Three Weeks as Forensic Anthropologists

This summer, Dr. Chelsey Juarez led eight students in a comprehensive look at forensic anthropology.

Sep 3, 2014

This Week in the Media

Associate Professors Sarah Bowen and Sinikka Elliott have been featured in an NC State press release (“Study Finds ‘Family Meal’ Ideal is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families“) about a recent article they wrote, along with Dr. Joslyn Brenton, former graduate […]

Jul 22, 2014

Conducting Defining Research: A Defining Experience for Undergrads

Creating new knowledge. It's one of the big benefits of studying at a research-intensive university like NC State. And conducting important research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students; we encourage undergrads to conduct research, too. Check out this video -- made by students in Advanced Digital Video -- to learn about three such undergraduate research projects.

Jun 17, 2014

In Ancient Artifacts, A Newfound Passion

First generation student Jordan Karlis (History and Anthropology) traveled to Jordan to participate in an archaeological dig in 2012. She was hooked on the research and returned to Amman to present her findings at an international conference. Students in an advanced digital video class made this video to explain Jordan's research and to share her transformation from shy student to engaged scholar.