Sociology and Anthropology BS
June 23, 2023
Migrants often can’t access US health care until they are critically ill – here are some of the barriers they face
Essay by Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, published by The Conversation.
May 17, 2023
Graduate Sophia Williams wins Fulbright award to pursue graduate education in the UK
The earliest written record of hearing loss is believed to date from 1550 BC in ancient Egypt, and written evidence for early sign language and changing attitudes toward deaf individuals comes from Plato in 350 BC—but, according to Sophia Williams ’23, there isn’t much that reflects the significance of these findings in archaeological scholarship. Williams received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award to fund her graduate education at University of York so she can help fill this gap of knowledge.
April 14, 2023
Students Honored for Writing Excellence by the College of Liberal Arts
Seventeen students from colleges across campus were honored at the College of Liberal Arts' 43rd annual student writing awards presentation on April 13.
April 5, 2023
Easter bunnies, cacao beans and pollinating bugs: A basket of 6 essential reads about chocolate
The Conversation highlights an essay by Robert Ulin, professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, about exploitative labor practices in the chocolate industry.
March 14, 2023
RIT professor conducts study on the pandemic’s impact on healthcare workers
WROC-TV features a research project by Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in RIT’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic faced by regional healthcare practitioners.
March 8, 2023
Exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare workers
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has extended through nearly all facets of society and everyday life since March 2020. In the summer of 2022, Anthony Jimenez, assistant professor in RIT’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology and trained medical sociologist, began to explore the specific impacts faced by regional healthcare practitioners.
February 1, 2023
Finding a future profession
Fourth-year student Anna Pasquantonio has always loved National Geographic and has fond memories of collecting animal trading cards from the National Geographic Kids magazine. Pasquantonio’s summer 2022 internship experience at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., helped turn a life-long interest into a possible career.
January 9, 2023
Preserving Black ASL
For years, Joseph Hill, assistant dean of NTID Faculty Recruitment and Retention and an associate professor in the Department of ASL and Interpreting Education, has studied how the segregation of southern Black Deaf Americans, along with their history and culture, has impacted the linguistics of today’s Black Deaf youth. Hill hopes his research will continue to uncover and preserve Black American Sign Language.
December 14, 2022
Sociology students use art to communicate important social issues
Students shared artwork that communicated social issues that are important to them during the Sociological Imagination Art Fair, part of Assistant Professor Wenjie Liao’s Foundations of Sociology courses.
May 16, 2022
Some chocolate has a dark side to it - child labor
Essay by Robert Ulin, professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, published by The Conversation.
April 26, 2022
Community service informs career paths for graduating students
From pandemic response to rebuilding after natural disasters, RIT students will draw upon their foundation of community service in their careers after graduation.
February 8, 2022
Consumer Alert: Want sweets for your sweets this Valentine’s Day? You should know more about chocolate before you buy
WHEC-TV talks to Robert Ulin, professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, about child labor used on cocoa farms.