Sociology and Anthropology

Jul 8, 2020  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

Laura DeMarco joins the Department of Sociology and Anthropology as assistant professor in the area of crime, law and social control, in which she will teach.

Jun 17, 2020

Troy Case Named Head, Sociology and Anthropology

NC State’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will welcome Troy Case as head, effective July 1, 2020.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Sociology and Anthropology

Meet our Outstanding Spring 2020 PhD and Masters Graduates

We would like to congratulate our Anthropology MA and Sociology MS graduates as well as our Sociology  PhD Spring 2020 graduates. We wish them the best of luck as they venture into their next endeavors.  

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.