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Apr 7, 2024

Spring 2024 Department Newsletter

Click here to access the Spring 2024 Department of Sociology and Anthropology Newsletter. Dear NC State Sociology and Anthropology Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Supporters It is an exciting and vibrant time to be in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at NC State! This year we welcomed four new assistant professors and two new staff members to… 

Feb 12, 2024

Graduate Student Presents Research at the Western Society of Criminology Conference

Laura Murray, 4th year Ph.D. student in Sociology, traveled to Long Beach, California to present her research at the 2024 Western Society of Criminology’s annual conference. The WSC is a regional professional society “devoted to the scientific study of crime. The society attracts scholars, students, government officials, and practitioners from both the public and private… 

Wearing caps and gowns, students hold up the "Wolfie" sign

Nov 27, 2023

Celebrating our Graduating Student Ambassador

My name is Madeline Bain, and I am graduating this December with a degree in criminology, as well as minors in forensic science and psychology. These past four years at NC State have been nothing but incredibly exciting and rewarding. The experiences I have gained during my time here have shaped me into the person I… 

A student walks up the stairs of the 1911 Building

Nov 27, 2023

New Opportunities for Department of Sociology and Anthropology Student Ambassadors

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology student ambassador program began in February of 2020. Founded by Stephanie Jares, Director of Advising for the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the program has continued to grow across the past several semesters– sponsoring events such as the ‘Howlentines Hangout’ and the Alumni Panels– along with connecting students within… 

Nov 27, 2023

Wolfpack CHASS  Student  Highlight: Esports, Sociology, and Lilibet Lopez

As a fast-growing recreational and competitive activity, Esports are always being talked about nationally and globally, and the people who are part of it are very passionate about what they do. This form of entertainment and competition consists of individuals playing their favorite video games, in which they are highly skilled, and going against other… 

Photograph of Jenn Archer

Nov 27, 2023

An Interview with College of Humanities and Social Sciences counselor, Jenn Archer.

The term “resources” mean different things for different people. Resources can be food, shelter, and access to basic necessities. Resources can also be the writing center, counseling center, career development, financial wellness, and other resources that better someone’s educational reach. NC State offers all of these resources and more to its students, however access to these… 

student examines bone in lab

Oct 25, 2023

Class Recommendations for Upcoming Spring Registration From Our Students

Department of Sociology and Anthropology students give class recommendations for their peers. 

The 1911 building on the Court of North Carolina.

Oct 25, 2023

CHASS New Student Welcome Week – Meet Our New Students!

New students share their thoughts about why they chose NC State and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. 

Oct 25, 2023

Career Paths and Experiences of Sociology Majors

There is a wide array of careers for sociology majors. Assistant teaching professor of sociology Jim Yocom and sociology and anthropology student Alex Soto share their thoughts. 

Students stroll through the Court of North Carolina on a warm spring afternoon with pollen falling in the foreground and Poe Hall in the background. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Oct 23, 2023

Looking Ahead: Alternative Service Break

The Alternative Service Break program allows students to travel abroad or domestically to engage with different cultures and communities in need.