Sociology and Anthropology

Flying Fishes

Wright State super alums establish legacy scholarship in the name of their sister

The four Fish sisters were highly involved in campus life as Wright State students in the 1970s. Continue reading

Second Wright Leader Academy kicks off with new cohort of emerging university leaders

The second Wright Leader Academy cohort includes 14 participants from across the university. Continue reading

Wright State sociology professor featured in WYSO Curious segment

Excerpt Dr. Marlese Durr is a sociologist at Wright State. She says those types of experiences stick with people and get passed down. After the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Durr wrote an article titled “What is the Difference between Slave … Continue reading

Foundation find

Students in Wright State anthropology course unearth historic settlement structure

During a six-week dig, students in Wright State’s Field School in Archaeology uncovered a limestone foundation of a structure occupied by frontier settlers outside of Springfield, Ohio. Continue reading

Scientific American interviews Wright State autism expert

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Excerpt Society teaches people with autism from a young age that they are incapable of love, says Jessica Penwell Barnett, assistant professor of sexuality studies in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Barnett … Continue reading

Linda Caron named dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Linda Caron has a wealth of experience and has been instrumental in the growth of the College of Liberal Arts — in facilities, events and programs. Continue reading

More than 40 organizations to participate in first College of Liberal Arts’ Internship Partners Expo

The liberal arts Internship Partners Expo will be held April 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Millett Hall Atrium. Continue reading

Country conscious

Azadeh Jahanbegloo, senior lecturer at Wright State, says her native Iran has become an unfamiliar land

Azadeh Jahanbegloo, a senior lecturer of sociology, is now a U.S. citizen who calls America home, but never got to say goodbye to her past. Continue reading

Courage for the future

Brianna Brown, a senior majoring in crime and justice studies at Wright State, hopes to work with the FBI or help juveniles in the criminal justice system. Continue reading

Wright State professor talks about increase in female inmates

Karen Lahm, director of crime and justice studies at Wright State University, discussed the increase of female inmates in the Greene County jail with WHIO News Center 7. Watch Lahm’s interview. Read the report from WHIO.