Sociology and Anthropology Department

Fulbright Commission selects first-year student for UK Summer Institute

Tea Cushman, a sophomore criminology major at Nebraska Wesleyan, was selected for the Fulbright UK Summer Institute. The Fulbright Summer Institute is one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs in the world.

Sociology professor honored with faculty scholar award

Professor of Sociology Susan Wortmann was recently awarded Nebraska Wesleyan's Faculty Scholar Award. 

Gilbreth named Faculty Advisor of the Year

Professor of Sociology Joan Gilbreth was recently named the 2021-22 Faculty Advisor of the Year.

Gilman Scholarships Send Two Abroad for Fall Semester

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University seniors have each been a

Class Gives Students Historic Opportunity to Experience Cuba

For the music and gender studies major, the course would provide an exciting opportunity to learn more about contemporary Cuba.

Sociology Professors Honored for Work on Women’s Rights

Wortmann was recognized on March 31 by the Women’s Foundation, which advocates for women and their families through education and outreach programs in Lincoln and Lancaster County.

Gilman Scholarship Sends Senior Anthropology Major to France

A Nebraska Wesleyan University senior is spending her summer in France thanks to a Benjamin A.

Chicago Center Helps NWU Sophomore Turn Windy City Into Her Classroom

Lopez began the program with an intensive two-week orientation to help her transition to the Windy City.

Social Inequality Class Turns Service Learning Project into Culture Camp

Susan Wortmann wanted students enrolled in her "Social Inequality" course to gain insight on the social issues that stem from inequality.

Behind Bars: Students Take Criminal Justice Lessons to State Penitentiary

Nebraska Wesleyan University senior Morgan Shea and four of her classmates spent part of their spring semester going to prison. The students learned early that crime doesn’t pay. They wanted to share that with others.