Five classes. Three teenage children. And one year until graduation. This is 37-year-old Christy Martinson’s life. It’s a busy life with little free time, but she said she prefers it that way. She doesn’t mind sacrificing sleep due to balancing a full class schedule and work. For years since dropping out of high school due […]
Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department covers a great deal of academic ground for students; the wide range is right there in the name. However, even when students decide to zero in on one of the department’s three paths, the sheer number of possible career avenues afforded to them can be as intimidating as […]
Twelve years of marriage, three kids, four cross-country moves…one happy (Clemson) family. Meet Andrew Whitehead. Title: Assistant professor of sociology Years at Clemson: Four What I do at Clemson: I teach sociology courses in the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department. I also spend a good deal of my time conducting research. I primarily study […]
Faculty from two Clemson colleges have established a business anthropology undergraduate certificate program that seeks to address business issues through the lens of social science. Faculty designed the program to better prepare students for a business world that has grown increasingly dependent on strategy informed by research that examines culture, customer experience and employee behavior. […]
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 […]