Sociology and Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology

Attention Majors/Minors:

Upcoming Events: TBA


CONGRATULATIONS:

Nicki McVinua '13 - Was accepted to Columbia where she was selected to receive the Kline Fellowship Award (a full-tuition scholarship) for her two years in the social work program.

Rocio Vidal Ronchas - '15 has been accepted into the following programs: MPhil in Archaeology at the University of Cambridge, MSc in Bioarchaeological and Forensic Anthropology at University College London, and the MSc in Archaeological Science at Durham University. Also her research on health status and diet during the Late Medieval Period has been recognized for his exemplary demonstration of growth in and understanding of information literacy through independent study. This will be featured in the Library display.

Recently Elected to Phi Beta Kappa:

Jeff Funk ’16 - Sociology Major

Rocio Vidal Ronchas ’15 - Anthropology Major

Emily Fingerle ’15 - Anthropology majors

The Sociology and Anthropology Department’s mission is fourfold:

  1. to teach students discipline specific history, knowledge and methods,
  2. to help students develop critical thinking skills in order to produce reflective, logical, independent theses,
  3. to support the liberal arts mission of the college, and
  4. to add to the body of sociological and anthropological knowledge by conducting and disseminating research.

We are committed to excellence in our teaching and research programs. Read more about the Department's mission.

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What are they doing with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology?

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MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
socanth@muhlenberg.edu
Sociology/Anthropology House
2230 Chew Street (at the end of Leh Street by the Tennis Courts)
Allentown PA, 18104
Phone: 484-664-3873     Fax: 484-664-3718

Website Problems? Contact kline@muhlenberg.edu


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