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 […]
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.
Meet the Faculty: Dr. Anna Manzoni
In this interview, we meet Dr. Anna Manzoni and discuss her research in social stratification in labor markets.
The End of Consensus
Dr. Toby Parcel discusses her new book, The End of Consensus, co-authored with Dr. Andrew Taylor.
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.
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.
Meet the Teaching Scholar: Dr. Joseph Gingerich
Dr. Joseph Gingerich, a postdoctoral teaching scholar in anthropology, shares his background and research in prehistoric archaeology.
Three Weeks as Forensic Anthropologists
This summer, Dr. Chelsey Juarez led eight students in a comprehensive look at forensic anthropology.
Faculty Feature: Dr. Jeffrey C Leiter
After 35 years of work at North Carolina State University, retiring Professor Jeffrey C. Leiter reflects on his career.
Where Credit is Due: How Acknowledging Expertise Can Help Conservation Efforts
Scientists know that tapping into local expertise is key to conservation efforts aimed at protecting biodiversity – but researchers rarely give credit to these local experts. Anthropologist and associate professor of international studies Nora Haenn says that’s a problem, both for the local experts and for the science itself.