Sociology and Anthropology

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Video: Crime rate heating up? Experts say yes

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Mike Norris, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State, says crime rates see an increase when temperatures go up. Watch the report from WDTN 2 News.  

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

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Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Prison prism

Wright State’s Karen Lahm warns of violent behavior among female inmates
Karen Lahm in her office

Sociology professor Karen Lahm has spent her career studying prisons and their populations and most recently researched female inmate misconduct. Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading

Wright State professor among experts commenting on NFL’s domestic violence problem

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I have been asked to comment on a recent piece in the NY Times about the aftermath of allegations against NFL players concerning intimate partner violence and child abuse, and its possible impact on female fandom. Continue reading

Serbian delegates to visit campus, learn about LGBT domestic violence issues from international expert, others

Claire Renzetti

This week, Wright State University is welcoming a group of delegates from Serbia who are visiting Dayton to learn more about best practices to mediate and mitigate domestic violence.
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Wright State’s Clark Kent

Craig This goes beyond his day job to make a difference on campus
Craig This

Wright State staff member Craig This goes beyond his day job to make a difference in the lives of students, faculty and staff on campus. Continue reading

Brilliance lost

An essay by David A. Petreman, professor of Spanish language and Latin American literature
Stefan Pugh

On Stefan Pugh’s office door is a plaque that reads “Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research,” a declaration not only of this professor’s remarkable accomplishments… Continue reading

Literature, sociology instructors team up to offer ‘clustered’ learning opportunity this fall

Students from both Sociology 2000 and Great Books English 2040 will participate in a themed cluster next fall and examine the subject of Crime, Law, and Deviance.

Students who enjoy television crime dramas or good murder-mystery novels may want to consider a cluster of classes this fall that’s poised to be the first-of-its-kind at Wright… Continue reading