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. The program, located in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, gives participants the opportunity to conduct independent research and gain cultural competency in an increasingly global […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Meet the Teaching Scholar: Dr. Joseph Gingerich
Dr. Joseph Gingerich, a postdoctoral teaching scholar in anthropology, shares his background and research in prehistoric archaeology.
Childhood Mentors Boost Career Success
New research from NC State's Department of Sociology and Anthropology finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers that gives them more responsibility and autonomy – ultimately putting them on a path to more financially and personally rewarding careers.
Three Weeks as Forensic Anthropologists
This summer, Dr. Chelsey Juarez led eight students in a comprehensive look at forensic anthropology.