This college boasts some of the finest faculty around. They’re experts in their fields. They’re also really great people. Get to know your experienced — and also very approachable — faculty members who are eager to share their knowledge with you, and who will continue to question and challenge common assumptions alongside you. Our faculty are thinkers and doers. Working together, we're out to make the world a better place.
Students, here’s a bit of advice. The friends you make in college will be your friends for life, and will influence what you do and how you think throughout your lifetime. So choose wisely. Some of the best friends I made as a student were Plato, Henry David Thoreau, and Margaret Mead. Our faculty are eager to make similar introductions for you, and invite you into the great conversations through which we define ourselves and our world. Take us up on it. Let us help you make new friends, and join in those great conversations.
Nobody tops our faculty for excellence in scholarship, research, teaching, advising and engagement; and they’re rewarded for it quite often. See our latest faculty achievements below.
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Diversity Trailblazers Honored at Chancellor's Creating Community Awards 2018
The annual Chancellor's Creating Community Awards affirm NC State's strong commitment to the principles and work of diversity, equity and inclusion. This year, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded three of the top awards: for outstanding college, outstanding faculty member and outstanding student.
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Global Education in Guatemala
Anthropologist Tim Wallace recently left for his seventeenth summer conducting NC State's Ethnographic Field School in Guatemala, his last in an NC State career that began in 1974.
Fascination and Delight: Q&A with Marsha Gordon, Co-Director of ‘Rendered Small'
How NC State film studies professor Marsha Gordon made a documentary about the smallest town in North Carolina. It's her first foray into filmmaking.