Elizabeth Rhodes says she’s interested in everything, from the humanities to health care, so it’s a good bet she would have excelled no matter which path of study she decided to pursue.
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the first annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Graduate students awarded during the ceremony included: Master’s Degree Candidate Teaching Assistant Award – Heidi Walsh, School of Nursing Master’s Degree Candidate Research Assistant […]
Katherine Weisensee, associate professor of anthropology, has been named interim chair of Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department. Weisensee has been a faculty member at Clemson since 2008, and her appointment as interim chair began in mid-March. Weisensee said she is excited to take on the role of interim chair in light of recent […]
Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]
Chris Dunn and Brandy Wilson are senior anthropology students in Clemson’s sociology and anthropology department, and both recently took part in an excavation at Fort Hill. With the help of South Carolina State Archaeologist Dr. Jon Leader, they tested their archaeological skills as they uncovered what lies beneath the surface of John C. Calhoun’s home. […]
Andrew Whitehead, an assistant professor in Clemson’s sociology and anthropology department, is part of a team that has earned funding from the Lilly Endowment to increase the content, features and outreach of the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA).
Clemson University Historic Properties recently enlisted the help of the university’s Anthropology Club to literally dig into the history of Clemson’s Hopewell House. Historic Properties is currently replacing the house’s rotting front porch, and Will Hiott, director of Historic Properties, saw this as the perfect opportunity to get more information on the history of the […]
The Clemson University sociology and anthropology department has established a new justice studies undergraduate degree program.
David Eitle has been named chair of the Clemson University department of sociology and anthropology in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
Kristin Buhrow acquired a taste for her career direction growing up in the Midlands of South Carolina. But little did the daughter of two accountants realize her interest in different cultures would lead her to a fellowship at Oxford University.
The departments that will make up the soon-to-be-established College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences held their Spring Research Forum on April 20, showcasing a wide range of student, faculty and staff research. “Presenters prepared over 70 posters that facilitated conversations about our exciting work and outreach,” said Kathy Headley, senior […]
Beginning July 1, 2016, Clemson University will house a new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. The new college will be comprised of the following departments and schools: Department of Communication Studies Department of Parks, […]
In anticipation of the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences’ official start on July 1, the college has tapped two veteran Clemson professors to lead its research and academic efforts. Psychology professor Eric Muth has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies; and parks, recreation and tourism management professor Denise Anderson will serve as associate dean for undergraduate studies.
For six years, Clemson University sociology professor Brenda Vander Mey has been proactively leading a sustainability Creative Inquiry class to the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Today, Vander Mey, her students and some associates are leading a different mission for the 70,000 inhabitants of the archipelago – one of relief. The immediate need for residents […]
Parishioners who participate in small groups within a religious congregation are generally more likely to be civically engaged than their fellow worshipers unless a church has high overall small-group participation, according to research recently released by Clemson and Louisiana State universities.