Sociology and Anthropology

Spring class notes

Meet three outstanding alumni who are featured in the spring 2021 issue of the Wright State University Magazine. Continue reading

The changemakers

Wright State Alumni and community members are confronting racism and all of its manifestations

How we can learn from our Black alumni, faculty, staff, and students who are working to actively create change in their communities by fighting racism and injustice. Continue reading

A different kind of influencer

Mohamed Al-Hamdani ’03, ’19, immigration lawyer and president of Dayton Public Schools Board, is one of the city’s most influential young leaders

Two-time Wright State graduate Al-Hamdani wants immigrants to know Dayton as a welcoming city. Continue reading

Creative thinking

Videos and infographics replace exams in classes taught by anthropologist Amelia Hubbard

A music video on evolutionary biology and an infographic on race were part of a novel approach to teaching and learning at Wright State during the pandemic. Continue reading

In appreciation

Wright State alumnus Christopher Przemieniecki ’92 creates a scholarship to honor a former professor who influenced his life

The Jeanne Ballantine Scholarship will provide financial assistance to juniors or seniors majoring in sociology at Wright State. Continue reading

La Fleur Small and Tammy Kahrig appointed to interim vice provost positions

La Fleur Small was named interim vice provost for faculty affairs, and Tammy Kahrig was named interim vice provost for curriculum, instruction, assessment and institutional accreditation. Continue reading

Bolinga, Sociology, Anthropology issue statement of solidarity for protests against systemic racism

The statement expresses solidarity and support for international protests against disenfranchisement, systemic racism and evaluation and promotion of civic-minded law enforcement reform. Continue reading

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