The fourth edition of “Comparative Politics” is a collaboration between faculty in W&L’s Department of Politics and Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
Sociology and Anthropology
Terrence Johnson, professor of African American religious studies at Harvard University, will discuss his latest book on March 1.
The series, which highlights the range of post-graduate opportunities, features department alumni and kicks off Jan. 24.
“Practical Symbolic Interactions in the Shrine of the South: Conversations with a Damn Yankee” is set to be released on Jan. 15.
The panel will discuss "What Happened Last Night?” on Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Newcomb Hall.
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Jon Eastwood serves as department chair for sociology and anthropology.
Jasiewicz, the William P. Ames Jr. Professor of Sociology at W&L, recently published a book titled “On the Streets and at the Polls."
The Sociology and Anthropology Department is collaborating with the Environmental Studies Program to present a new social justice series titled “White Supremacy and Society.”
Garfinkel will attend the PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton
When Kara Lough '20 found W&L, she found a supportive environment that allowed her to lead a magazine, study in Italy, work as a photographer and plan a career.
Sascha Goluboff's Spring Term class, Cults, took an in-depth look at the development and process behind misunderstood religions.
Christina Cheadle ’16 is a community and events manager for KonMari Media Inc., the company founded by tidying expert and Netflix star Marie Kondo.
The Geology and Archaeology departments collaborated with W&L's Outing Club to create a fun, educational hike just a short drive from Lexington.
At Washington and Lee University, Hernandez is majoring in sociology and anthropology and French.
Andy Smithey '20 is editor-in-chief of a new student publication, founded by Liv Cooper '20 and Genna Feirson '20, that aims to amplify unheard voices on campus.
W&L Anthropology Professor Alison Bell discusses grave sites on "With Good Reason Radio."
In his talk, which is free and open to the public, Mounk will discuss the rise of populism around the world.
A new book by Harvey Markowitz, associate professor of anthropology, examines Native Americans and Catholic missionaries.
Bell will discuss her second book, “Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia.”
Lex McGriff '18 has grown into a leader in W&L's Student Association for Black Unity. As she prepares for graduation, she hopes more underclassmen will become leaders like her.
Broadcast journalism opportunities have been plentiful at W&L for Ford Carson '18, but the highlight of his college career has been founding a satirical publication, The Radish.
Vicky Kazmierczak '18 spent the summer in Memphis, learning the ins and outs of non-profit work — and how to hope.
Anna Milewski '18 has spent time in fields, labs, carpenter shops and seminar rooms - and it was all part of one internship at the home of George Washington.
Elena Diller '17 and Caroline Todd '17 saw a need for more perspective in academics — so they got to work.
What can you do in four years at W&L? How about manage a radio show, start a service organization, found a club, or publish an EP? Austin Frank ’17 has done them all.
Alex Meilech '18 has experienced tradition - from Lexington, Virginia to Buenos Aires, Argentina.