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Sociology and Anthropology

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Mar 9, 2023

The Cereal Survey and Anthropology with Kate Grossman

Archaeology students in Kate Grossman's class learn important skills while participating in one of her assignments, the cereal survey. 

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Mar 9, 2023

Howl You Doin’? A Focus on Mental Health

Even though it's a busy time of the year, there are simple methods you can use to help maintain your mental health. 

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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. 

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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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Oct 19, 2020

Fall 2020 M.A. in Anthropology

NC State's M.A. in Anthropology program offers specializations in archaeology, biological anthropology and cultural anthropology. 


Sep 24, 2020

Meet New Department Head Dr. Troy Case

Troy Case started his tenure as department head in July 2020. 

Jun 25, 2018

Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala

NC State‚Äôs Ethnographic Field School teaches students about the environmental, socio-economic and cultural impacts of tourism for a quarter century. 

May 30, 2017

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 will be joining the faculty at the University of British Columbia in the Fall of… 

Aug 31, 2015

Meet the Faculty: Dr. Anna Manzoni

In this interview, we meet Dr. Anna Manzoni and discuss her research in social stratification in labor markets. 

Apr 22, 2015

The End of Consensus

Dr. Toby Parcel discusses her new book, The End of Consensus, co-authored with Dr. Andrew Taylor.