The Sociology/Anthropology Department's office summer office hours from June 1st through August 7th is 7:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm. The office will be closed from July 16th through July 26th.
We are a diverse and open-minded department with dedicated faculty who are young, but experienced, and very energetic. We are committed to one-on-one interaction with students and mentoring them toward graduate school and/or careers. We offer “active” learning opportunities for students with real-life application in numerous exciting courses of anthropological and sociological studies revolving around culture, society, and people. We have a rigorous curriculum that is designed to prepare our students to successfully participate in a 21st century world. We are excited about the new forensic concentration in Anthropology, and the opportunities it will provide students. It is the first Bachelor of Science in Anthropology with a forensic concentartion in the State of Kansas. It was developed as part of the relationship with the new KBI Forensic Lab and internships will be available with the KBI. Our students also have opportunities for community-service experiences. We invite you to take some time learning about who we are and what our department can offer you!
“The relationship that I had with the department was so special for me because of the relationship with specific professors. There were countless professors that I had who were great at Washburn. But in that department, they were the greatest that I had. I can say that with certainty and that I repeated classes with people again and again.” “For the first time, I had teachers that were able to actually challenge me. And that was because they were willing to look at what I could do and hold me accountable for doing what they knew I could do.” “I got to be great friends with the people in the department. And that was a big difference because then you’re excited to go back to work or back to research, or you’re ready to become like they are--to have people to look up to and say ‘this is what I want to do!”More About Patrick