Anthropology and 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.


Anderson, Shafer, Williams Recognized with Faculty Prizes

FacultyHWS faculty members recently acknowledged three of their colleagues’ work as educators, scholars and community leaders with the annual faculty prizes. Based on the recommendations of fellow HWS faculty, the Committee on…
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Peace Corps in Namibia for Booth ’18

Booth Natalia 2BJoining the Peace Corps in Namibia this fall, Natalie Booth ’18 will teach high school science and support local efforts to strengthen educational opportunities during her two-years of service throughout…
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D’Agostino and Harris Present 2018 Kinghorn Lecture

KinghornThis year’s John R. and Florence B. Kinghorn Global Fellows will unveil the findings of their yearlong study of the lasting effects of the Colleges’ program in global education on…
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Birthright Trip to Israel

Carney_Micaela_IsraelExploring their heritage and Jewish faith beyond campus, Hillel members Micaela Carney ’18, Gavin Gross ’19 and Danielle Moyer ’18 traveled to Israel for a traditional Birthright trip, a free…
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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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