Faculty and Staff

Jul 7, 2020

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 10 new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from judicial politics to media production, and from human factors to African American religion.

Jun 25, 2020

We Are the Wolfpack: Meet Akram Khater

The distinguished professor of history spearheads a massive effort to preserve the history and culture of Lebanese Americans.

Jun 19, 2020

Supporting Academic Continuity

Humanities and Social Sciences faculty and university partners are helping colleagues with their academic continuity questions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 18, 2020

What Is Juneteenth?

Susanna Lee, an associate professor of history, explains the roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day.

Jun 17, 2020

Troy Case Named Head, Sociology and Anthropology

NC State’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will welcome Troy Case as head, effective July 1, 2020.

Jun 9, 2020

Wolfpack Writers: Dorianne Laux

We caught up with English professor Dorianne Laux to learn more about her sixth collection "Only As the Day Is Long: New and Selected Poems."

May 22, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

Communication professor Jessica Jameson examines how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups.

May 21, 2020

Life Blood: Why I Donate Platelets

In a first-person account of his experience donating platelets, Dean Jeff Braden describes how a once-foreign concept transformed into an act of service — and why he continues to give during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 18, 2020

Building Shakespeare’s Digital Legacy

NC State's Humanities and Social Sciences scholars will help explore the power of digital archives in a groundbreaking partnership with the world's preeminent Shakespeare library.

May 1, 2020

English Professor Emeritus Receives North Carolina Humanities Council’s Highest Honor

James W. Clark, Jr., a member of NC State’s faculty for 38 years, has won the 2020 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities.