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.
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.
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.
Katherine Haddock (Sociology, International Studies ’13) Helps Others Secure Their Future
Hear how sociology and international studies alumna Katherine Haddock is giving back to her community as an immigration lawyer.
Wolfpack Writers: Sarah Bowen
We caught up with sociology professor Sarah Bowen to learn more about her book "Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won’t Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It."
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
Research seeks answers to black lung resurgence
For some, the words “black lung” may stir thoughts of an antiquated disease. However, after cases among miners dropped from nearly 30 percent to 3 percent between 1969 and 1999, recent research shows that trend reversing in central Appalachia. NC State doctoral student Aysha Bodenhamer aims to find out what’s led to the resurgence and what miners, their families and the industry are doing about it.