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Aug 24, 2016
Wright State anthropologist Amelia Hubbard specializes in the study of past life ways through teeth.
Aug 5, 2016
"The Authors' Attic" is an installment of "Social Problems" -- the official journal of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. It is a forum that provides authors an opportunity to discuss pressing and relevant social issues of our time.
Jun 27, 2016
The dig is part of a program created by assistant professor Lance Greene to investigate the archaeology and history of Shawnee settlements in Ohio.
Nov 4, 2015
Two Wright State graduates team up to open a new store in downtown Dayton’s Oregon District.
Nov 2, 2015
Congratulations to Amelia Hubbard for being named an Outstanding CoLA Award Recipient for Early Career Achievement.  Amy currently teaches courses looking at... Human skeletal and dental variation and what different features can tell us about a person's past occupation, health, etc.  The evolution of our "hominin" (pre-human) ancestors and how evolutionary processes work How social and cultural features such as race and gender are not biologically based  ... with the goal of helping her...
Sep 22, 2015
The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling.
Jul 13, 2015
Wright State student Tyler Heneghan explores the past through field work at the Fort Ancient Earthworks and an internship with the Dayton Society of Natural History and SunWatch Indian Village.
Jul 9, 2015
Minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies gives students a foundation in the history, language, religion, sociology and politics of the Middle East, from the seventh century to present day.
Jul 1, 2015
The Department of Sociology/Anthropology would to take this opportunity to welcome four new faculty members that will become part of our family starting this Fall.                     Jessica Barnett (PhD University of Windsor 2014) is joining us as an Assistant Professor of Sexuality/Gender Studies.  She will be teaching for the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program as well as for the department.  
May 28, 2015
Joyce Smith, administrative support coordinator for equity and inclusion, received the Diversity Visionary Award from Insight into Diversity magazine.

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