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.
Tom Arcaro, Professor of Sociology and director of Project Pericles, had an essay published in The Guardian.
The assistant professor of sociology presented research on the causal effects of teenage motherhood on personal transformation
A newspaper column by Professor Tom Arcaro reflects on the YMCA's first national advertising campaign, "The Y. For a better us," and contrasts the Y's mission with rhetoric in the 2016 presidential election cycle.
Six panelists met with members of the Alamance County community Thursday night in a public forum where ideas were shared to better portray the realities of life for those who receive public assistance.
The professor of sociology shared his expertise for a Dec. 9, 2015, column about a Pennsylvania family navigating the holidays for the first time without the husband and wife who brought everyone together each Christmas.
Rena Zito, an assistant professor of sociology, presented at the American Society of Criminology's annual conference in Washington, D.C., in November 2015.
Research by Elon University professors Aunchalee Palmquist and Kirsten Doehler suggests that most women in the United States who donate human breast milk to another mother do so with caution and knowledge about each other.
A paper was presented at the AAA 2015 Annual Conference by Assistant Professor Mussa Idris, in collaboration with Elon students Leena Dahal and Osca Opoku