Anthropology and Sociology


The Anthropology and Sociology majors explore the multifaceted dimensions of human societies as a means to understand human behavior, social interactions and institutional structures in all their diversity. At HWS, students are given the opportunity to study these disciplines together to better appreciate the human experience.


Linden '20 Named Peace Corps Volunteer to Morocco

Linden-2-duWilliam Smith College senior rower Annika Linden was recently accepted into the Peace Corps. The Sherborn, Mass., native was assigned to the youth development program in Morocco. An anthropology major, Linden became…
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Time Magazine Interviews Annear on Face Masks

Annear-Chris-headshotIn a Time magazine article, Associate Professor of Anthropology Christopher Annear discusses some of the underlying motivations people have to wear face masks as states begin to reopen from COVID-19…
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Harding '20 Earns Fulbright to Vietnam

HardingBrandon Harding '20 is the recipient of a 2020 U.S. Student Fulbright Award to Vietnam, where he will serve as an English Teaching Assistant. Harding, who studied abroad in Vietnam…
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Pomona's Academic Officer Named HWS Provost

Mary L. CoffeyFollowing a nationwide search, Hobart and William Smith Colleges have announced the appointment of Dr. Mary L. Coffey as Provost and Dean of Faculty. Coffey currently serves as the Senior…
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The HWS and AmeriCorps Connection

HWS AmeriCorps-1Seven graduates of the Classes of 2019 will dedicate a year to supporting underserved communities throughout the United States, joining a long tradition of Hobart and William Smith alums who…
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