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