Sociology and Anthropology

Jun 26, 2019  |  Sociology and Anthropology

Study: Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality

Research from sociologist Steve McDonald finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic.

Mar 12, 2019  |  NC State News

Why Home Cooking Isn’t Possible For Everyone – And What We Can Do About It

NC State sociologist Sarah Bowen discusses why a home-cooked meal is out of reach for many Americans — and what we can do about it.

Feb 25, 2019  |  NC State News

Study: Aquaculture Does Little, If Anything, To Conserve Wild Fisheries

New research finds that aquaculture, or fish farming, does not help conserve wild fisheries.

Jan 18, 2019

Study Abroad Spotlight: Madeline Merz

Anthropology major Madeline Merz spent a semester studying abroad in Viña Del Mar, Chile. Learn more about her experience.

Sep 20, 2018

College Celebrates Its Outstanding Faculty

NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences honored our top scholars, advisers and teachers earlier this fall during a reception for new and returning faculty and staff. Here are some of the faculty who were recognized, and the awards they received.

Aug 14, 2018

Anthropology Major Spends Summer at NYC’s American Museum of Natural History

Working as a summer anthropology intern at the American Museum of Natural History, NC State anthropology major Colin Gravelle has researched and written about some unique objects.

Jun 26, 2018

Global Education in Guatemala

Anthropologist Tim Wallace recently left for his seventeenth summer conducting NC State's Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala, his last in an NC State career that began in 1974.

May 30, 2018  |  NC State News

Study Links Parental Support and Career Success of Children

A recent study finds young people who get financial support from their parents have greater professional success, highlighting one way social inequality is transmitted across generations.

May 11, 2018

Outstanding Seniors Awarded NC State’s Highest Non-Academic Distinction

Three NC State graduating seniors received the 2018 Mathews Medal, the highest non-academic distinction awarded to NC State students. Two are students in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award, administered by the Alumni Association Student Ambassador Program, recognizes seniors who have made significant contributions to the university and created a lasting legacy.

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.