Department of Sociology and Anthropology

The mission of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology is to promote a critically engaged observation and understanding of society and culture. Our students will develop skills to explore societal issues through theoretical, cross-cultural, and methodological approaches. To reach such goals, faculty are committed to learning-centered teaching, meaningful research, social advocacy, and service in and beyond the community.

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Success Stories

Two-time Wright State graduate Al-Hamdani wants immigrants to know Dayton as a welcoming city.
She has degrees in environmental sciences and sociology from Wright State but works as an editor for an automotive magazine.

Department News

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Sociologists for Women in Society Award

Dr. Marlese Durr has been selected by the Sociologists for Women in Society for the 2022 Distinguished Feminist Lecturer Award.

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.

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.

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