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Author: Lauren Kirkpatrick

Dean Deanna Dannels stands in the Global Courtyard

Sep 29, 2021

Leading from the Heart

Meet Deanna Dannels, the new dean of NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

copper wolves at Wolf Plaza

Jul 19, 2021

Three Tenure-Track Faculty Join Humanites and Social Sciences

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes three new tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from science journalism to evidence-based practices and the links between substance use, harm reduction and drug policies. 

early handheld electronic game from Mattel

Apr 14, 2021

Game On!

Want to test your mobile gaming knowledge? Take our quiz designed by communication professor Adriana de Souza e Silva. 

The strolling professor statue dons a protective mask

Apr 14, 2021

How We’re Studying COVID-19

Our college’s researchers have been studying COVID-19 from multiple — and often interdisciplinary — perspectives. 

A student reads her poem before a crowd

Apr 14, 2021

Brown Family Donates $1M to MFA in Creative Writing Program

The generous gift from Tony Brown and his family will help launch the careers of many gifted poets, novelists and other writers. 

headshot of Craig Brookins

Feb 2, 2021

NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement Welcomes New Leadership

Kwesi Craig C. Brookins has been named director of NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement, effective Jan. 1, 2021. 

wolf statues

Sep 10, 2020

Tom Birkland’s “After Disaster” Recognized for its Enduring Contributions

Birkland's book was honored for its remarkable and ongoing relevance — including during a global pandemic. 

belltower partially covered by trees

Jul 7, 2020

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes 10 new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from judicial politics to media production, and from human factors to African American religion. 

nc state wolf statue

Jun 17, 2020

Troy Case Named Head, Sociology and Anthropology

NC State’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology will welcome Troy Case as head, effective July 1, 2020. 

headshot of Craig Brookins

Jun 15, 2020

CFACE Names Acting Director

Craig (Kwesi) Brookins will lead NC State’s Center for Family and Community Engagement as acting director from July 1 - December 31, 2020.