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Sociology and Anthropology

a Black man and woman sit on either side of a playful Black toddler

Sep 29, 2023

How Racism Shapes Black Motherhood in the U.S.

A new study authored by assistant professor of sociology Mia Brantley, underscores how being a Black mother in the U.S. involves navigating aspects of parenthood that are explicitly tied to dealing with racism. 

four young women of different races sit on a bench on a busy street.

Sep 19, 2023

How Education, Work and Motherhood Shape Women’s Life ‘Pathways’

The researchers, including associate professor of sociology Anna Manzoni, found seven “pathways” that illustrate the way major life events can have long-term ripple effects for women. 

photo shows red and blue lights flashing atop a police car at night

Aug 22, 2023

Police Involvement May Hamstring Overdose Outreach Efforts

The study, co-authored by assistant professor of anthropology Jennifer Carroll, raises concerns that law enforcement’s involvement in post-overdose outreach efforts may undermine their effectiveness. 

graduate poses for photos on Court of NC

Apr 27, 2023

Celebrating Our Student Ambassadors

Seniors Samantha Aiken, Kilye Hucks and Soliyana Zemenfes reflect on their time in the Student Ambassador Program as well as their post-graduation plans. 

NC State's Court of North Carolina

Apr 26, 2023

Inside NC State’s Mental Health Resources

Director of prevention services Angel Bowers sat down with sociology student Alan Ramirez for a discussion about the mental health resources available to students. 

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

Apr 25, 2023

WolfWebs – An Interview With Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis talks about his project, WolfWebs. Find out what Davis aims to achieve with WolfWebs in this interview with him. 

Apr 25, 2023

Meet First Year Students Stella Bradford and Anna Murray

NC State freshmen Stella Bradford and Anna Murray share their experiences so far at NC State and what brought them here. 

Apr 25, 2023

How You Can Take Advantage of the Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research offers opportunities for undergraduates to become involved with research happening on campus. 

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.

Apr 25, 2023

Financial Aid… How Do I Get It?

Navigating financial aid can be tricky for students. Don't hesitate to reach out to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid for help. 

students walk across NC State's campus

Mar 9, 2023

Welcome the New Student Ambassador Leadership Team

Meet the new student ambassador leadership team and the newest student ambassadors.