The disciplines of sociology and anthropology describe the patterning, problems and prospects of human relationships. That is, they consider how and why people behave as they do, the implications of these patterns for other aspects of social life, and how new ways of living may be built and sustained. Sociology and anthropology have as their principal objective the development and sharing of knowledge about human societies and behavior.
The article focused on banning methadone in occupied Crimea and was published in the journal Medical Anthropology.
Mould, professor of anthropology, department chair and the J. Earl Danieley Professor, is one of eight Elon faculty members featured this year in "Passionately Curious," the annual Elon University President's Report.
The assistant professor of sociology presented research on cross-national patterns in the justification of violence and "crimes of everyday life."
The paper by Idris, an assistant professor of anthropology, is part of an ongoing research project that aims to understand the resettlement experiences of refugees from Africa and Asia in North Carolina.
Professor of Anthropology Tom Mould will serve a three-year term on the executive board of the national society.
Savannah Altherr '14 uses her sociology major in law school and in her work with clients.
Carroll, an assistant professor of anthropology, will work with other members of her cohort in the program to develop new courses focused around civil engagement and social responsibility.
Lindsey Jordan ’19, and Honors Fellow, is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments.
The honorees, young alumni who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors, will be recognized April 13.
Jennifer J. Carroll, assistant professor of anthropology, has received an award to evaluate novel harm-reduction programs in Massachussetts.