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Sociology & Anthropology Giving Opportunities

Joseph Gingerich at Virginia dig
Dr. Joseph Gingerich and anthropology students at Virginia dig.

How to Support Sociology & Anthropology

Thank you for considering a gift to the Sociology & Anthropology Department. The department’s current priorities include:

  • Student scholarships
  • Experiential learning funds for student research, field school, travel, and internship support
  • Faculty support through research funding or endowed professorships

Below is a list of funds you can support today with an online gift.

General Support


  • Provides broad support for the department’s most pressing needs

Sociology & Anthropology Endowed Fund

  • Endowed fund to support teaching and research in the department

Wright Mills Social Policy Fund

  • Supports graduate student and faculty research

Student Support

David Hudnell Fund for Archaeology Research and Field School

  • Supports anthropological archaeology fieldwork and laboratory research conducted by OHIO students and faculty

Chris “CP” Parsons Scholarship

  • Endowed scholarship for a student studying Sociology-Criminology

The Shelly Fund

  • Helps graduate students defray certain research costs for their graduate thesis

Nancy M. Haag Scholarship in Sociology

  • Endowed scholarship for students majoring in Sociology

Faculty Support

Eric A. Wagner Professorship in Sociology

  • Endowed Professorship awarded to a Sociology faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching of Sociology.

Contact Us

If you have questions about giving, or if you have interest in establishing a new fund for the department, please contact:

David Johnson
Senior Director of Development, Major Giving
Wilson Hall 303A
Athens, OH 45701