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A photo of Sinikka Elliott

May 18, 2021

We Mourn the Loss of Dr. Sinikka Elliott

We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Dr. Sinikka Elliott -- a brilliant scholar, exceptional teacher, generous mentor and kind-hearted friend to many in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and beyond. 

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Apr 30, 2021

Double the Learning, But Double the Fun: Double Majoring in Anthropology and Criminology

Senior Brianna Johnson explains the perks of double majoring in anthropology and criminology. 

A brick sidewalk/pathway in the middle of the court of North Carolina

Apr 30, 2021

Introducing Our 2021-22 Student Ambassadors; Thank You to Our 2020-21 Student Ambassadors!

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology welcomes three new student ambassadors — along with nine returning members — who are excited for the year ahead. 

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Apr 30, 2021

NC State and UGPN: A Global Partnership for Social Impact

Karl Jicha, a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, recently partnered with the University Global Partnership Network. 

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Apr 30, 2021

Student Deadlines, Resources and Updates

Stay informed by reviewing upcoming academic deadlines and accessing helpful resources. 

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Apr 30, 2021

Support for Students: A List of Helpful Resources From Student Ambassadors

Between the ongoing pandemic, online classes, finals week and everything else, we could all use some support. Fortunately, the NC State campus community has us covered in many ways. 

The Belltower on a warm spring day.

Apr 30, 2021

Meet Dr. Jennifer Carroll, New Medical Anthropologist in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Jennifer Carroll's research interests investigate how drug policy impacts real people. 

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Apr 19, 2021

Study Shows Education Is Not Enough to Overcome Inequality

New research from NC State sociologist Anna Manzoni finds that social inequality persists, regardless of educational achievement —particularly for men. 

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Apr 14, 2021

How We’re Studying COVID-19

Hear more about sociology professor Sarah Bowen's research on food insecurity during the pandemic. 

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Apr 14, 2021

Cybersecurity: Alumni Tackle Digital Dilemmas

Criminology alumni Alexander Ondrick and Laura Wilkinson are bringing unique perspectives to high-tech problems.