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ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY

The Anthropology and Sociology majors explore the multifaceted dimensions of human societies as a means to understand human behavior, social interactions and institutional structures in all their diversity. At HWS, students are given the opportunity to study these disciplines together to better appreciate the human experience.


ANTHROPOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY NEWS

Studying in Rabat, Morocco

Carly Kelly, WS ‘20 riding a camel with her program in the Sahara desert in Morocco.Elizabeth Dunne ’19, Jennifer “Morgan” Hekking ’19 and Caroline Kelly ’20 are pleased to be studying in Morocco this spring. “I couldn’t be more grateful; this program is ideal for…
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Model African Union

Members of the HWS Model African Union gather with Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear (center) after participating in the 2018 International Model African Union Conference at Howard University.Representing delegates from the nations of Chad and Gabon at the 2018 National Model African Union Conference at Howard University, HWS students engaged in a weekend of dialogue and debate…
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Smith ’09 One of Pittsburgh’s “30 Under 30”

Smith_Delvina_2The Pittsburgh Business Times recognized Delvina L. Smith ’09 with its inaugural “30 Under 30” award, a celebration of up-and-coming executives, innovators and thought leaders who will shape the future of Pittsburgh. Smith…
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Perkins Presents Behavioral Research in Galway

Perkins Wes 3In October, Professor of Sociology H. Wesley Perkins delivered an invited talk as a guest speaker at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His presentation, “Confronting the ‘Reign of Error’…
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Blogging from Vietnam

Workman in Vietnam 3Through the prestigious Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) and the HWS Center for Global Education, Lauren Workman ’18 is studying abroad in Vietnam, where she is writing a blog about immersing herself in…
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