Sociology and Anthropology

Wheel zeal

Wright State alum Kimiko Kidd picking up speed at an automotive magazine

She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine. Continue reading

Skeleton crew

Wright State faculty member Amelia Hubbard transforms her forensic field exercise into a virtual experience

A forensic simulation exercise allows students to practice what they have learned in course taught by Amelia Hubbard, associate professor of anthropology. Continue reading

Rising tide

Wright State to mark 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with arts events, symposiums

“RISING: Women in American Culture since Suffrage” is a semester-long commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Continue reading

Excavating an abandoned town, fighting viral infections and restoring a prairie are among the top research stories of 2018

From excavating an abandoned town to fighting viral infections to restoring a prairie, Wright State University faculty and students are undertaking numerous and important research endeavors. Continue reading

Sociology professor Marlese Durr studies impact of recession on African American stylists

In a new study, Marlese Durr examined how African American women, specifically stylists, coped with and continued to work during the 2008 economic recession. Continue reading

Field operations

Wright State archaeology students find traces of town that was relocated following Great Dayton Flood of 1913

Students in the Field School in Archaeology excavate a field to learn more about life in Old Osborn, near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Riveting affair

2003 Wright State alum Casey Simmons played key role in restoring the historic Memphis Belle Flying Fortress

Casey Simmons, who graduated from Wright State with a degree in anthropology, restores historic airplanes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Continue reading

Talent pipeline

Wright Leader is designed to facilitate leadership development opportunities for employees that can be tough to find in higher education. Continue reading

Crash course

Mock disaster gives Wright State students lesson in forensic anthropology

College of Liberal Arts course gives students a theoretical understanding of what forensic anthropology looks like, the specialists they would work with and the challenges of the career. Continue reading

TEDxDayton features Wright State faculty and alumni

Wright State faculty and alumni shared their expertise on a variety of topics such as experience as an Iraqi refugee, embracing life after menopause and Generation Z at TEDxDayton. Continue reading