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Sep 1, 2021

One Way Some Drug Prosecutions May Be Hurting Public Health

A new study suggests “drug-induced homicide” laws can exacerbate public health problems. 

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Aug 25, 2021

Our Department Mourns the Passing of Dr. Charles R. Tittle

Charles R Tittle, Emeritus Faculty of Sociology and renowned criminologist, passed away on May 6, 2021. Tittle joined NCSU’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology in 2000 as the Goodnight/Glaxo-Wellcome Distinguished Chair of Social Sciences and served in that esteemed position until 2010. Tittle taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of criminology during his… 

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Aug 3, 2021

Views on School Assignments, Diversity Are Similar – Even in Cities with Segregated Schools

NC State sociologists explore the views of adults in five Southern cities. 

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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

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

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. 

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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. 

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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 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.