Sociology and Anthropology

Wright State sociologist Marlese Durr wins prestigious Jessie Bernard Award

The American Sociological Association honored Marlese Durr for expanding the horizons of sociology to fully encompass the role of women in society. Continue reading

Students in Archaeology Field School excavate 100-year-old family farm

Wright State students find numerous artifacts during excavation of 100-year-old family farm. Continue reading

Gary Schmidt of Coastal Carolina University named dean of College of Liberal Arts at Wright State

Gary Schmidt is the director of diversity, equity and inclusion and community engagement for the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University. Continue reading

Wright State historical archaeologist Lance Greene authors book on Cherokees who avoided Trail of Tears

In his new book, “Their Determination to Remain,” Lance Greene explores the complexities of race and gender in the antebellum South and the real impacts of racism. Continue reading

‘Undesign the Redline’ exhibits highlight Black History Month at Wright State University

“Undesign the Redline” is on display on the second floor of Dunbar Library during February. Continue reading

Sociologists for Women in Society honors Marlese Durr with prestigious feminist lecturer award

Marlese Durr, professor of sociology, will give a lecture for the Sociologists for Women in Society and at a selected college campus. Continue reading

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

Explore the Wright State woods at annual Runkle Woods Symposium

The Runkle Woods Symposium is an opportunity to explore the Wright State woods with faculty, staff and students who are involved in research and creative projects. Continue reading

Faculty members honored for excellent service at Wright State

The Faculty Awards for Excellence recognize faculty members for their excellent work in the areas of teaching, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Robert J. Kegerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching

Amelia Hubbard

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2020-21

Amelia Hubbard, associate professor of anthropology, is a popular and inventive teacher who challenges her students to excel. Continue reading