Sociology and Anthropology

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

Fort worth

Wright State anthropology students dig for evidence of an historic Shawnee fort

Undergraduate anthropology students receive hands-on training at excavating during Wright State’s Field School in Archaeology. Continue reading

Wright State sociologist Marlese Durr receives prestigious faculty leadership award from Society for the Study of Social Problems

Marlese Durr was honored for her wide-ranging expertise, scholarship and contributions to the field of sociology. Continue reading

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