Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Sociology and Anthropology are related social science disciplines looking at human social and cultural behavior, and human biological and cultural diversity. The Department has a diverse faculty offering expertise in most of the major specialties in both fields. Students who complete the Sociology and/or Anthropology programs take advantage of opportunities to work one-on-one with faculty in independent studies, to complete internships or to work alongside faculty on research and fieldwork.
Message from the Chair
Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Charleston. Sociology and Anthropology are two dynamic and exciting disciplines that will engage you in an examination of human societies from the past to present. Our faculty members’ research and teaching interests reflect the diverse specialty areas of our respective programs. In this diversity of coverage, you are sure to find something that interests them.
Calendar of Events
- Friday/Saturday, January 29-30 at the Charleston Museum Auditorium: Breaking Ground and Building Bridges symposium
- Thusday, February 11, 6pm in the Stern Center Ballroom: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
- Monday, February 22, 5pm in the Wells Fargo Auditorium: Dr. Walt Wolfram's lecture "The Sociolinguistic Significance of Martin Luther King Jr."
- Thursday, February 25, 7pm in the Alumni Center in the School of Education: Dr. Heath Hoffmann's lecture "The Causes and Consequences of Police Militarization"
Department of Sociology and Anthropology News
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