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Meet the Teaching Scholar: Dr. Joseph Gingerich

Dr. Joseph Gingerich, a postdoctoral teaching scholar in anthropology, shares his background and research in prehistoric archaeology.


Childhood Mentors Boost Career Success

New research from NC State's Department of Sociology and Anthropology finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers that gives them more responsibility and autonomy – ultimately putting them on a path to more financially and personally rewarding careers.


Three Weeks as Forensic Anthropologists

This summer, Dr. Chelsey Juarez led eight students in a comprehensive look at forensic anthropology.


‘Family Meal’ Ideal Is Stressful, Impossible for Many Families

Magazines, television and other popular media increasingly urge families to return to the kitchen, stressing the importance of home-cooked meals and family dinners to physical health and family well-being. But new research findings from North Carolina State University show that home cooking and family meals place significant stresses on many families – and are simply impossible for others. “We wanted [...]


Faculty Feature: Dr. Jeffrey C Leiter

After 35 years of work at North Carolina State University, retiring Professor Jeffrey C. Leiter reflects on his career.