Faculty Researcher Videos

Jul 16, 2012

Meet Researcher Adriana de Souza e Silva

Associate Professor of Communication Adriana de Souza e Silva is the subject of a video created by students in COM 437 - Advanced Digital Video, in the Department of Communication. de Souza e Silva researches how people use location-based technologies--like cell phones that know where you are--and how the use of such technology affects our experiences of spaces, especially urban spaces. She is also exploring how low-income communities, particularly those in the developing world, appropriate technologies.

Jul 9, 2012

Meet Industrial Organizational Psychologist Lori Foster Thompson

Professor of Psychology Lori Foster Thompson is the subject of a video created by students in COM 437 - Advanced Digital Video, in the Department of Communication. Foster Thompson studies and teaches industrial and organizational psychology, that is, the psychology of the workplace. Most recently, she has been researching how technology is affecting our experience of work. She is also passionate about how industrial psychology can make the world a better place.

Jun 25, 2012

Meet Historian Blair Kelley

Associate Professor of History Blair L. M. Kelley is the subject of a video created by students in COM 437 - Advanced Digital Video, in the Department of Communication. The video highlights Kelley's research and her passion for teaching. Kelley's research has focused on the social movements that undergirded change for African Americans. Among the courses she teaches are oral history and the civil rights movement. This semester she co-taught "The South in Black and White" with Duke University historian Tim Tyson. Students enrolled from campuses throughout the Triangle to explore the history of race in the South.

Jul 15, 2011

CHASS Faculty — Martha Crowley

Why does work matter? How do our experiences in work places affect other areas of our lives? Martha Crowley, assistant professor of sociology, focuses her research around such questions. Crowley reflects on her research, on the importance of mentors in […]

Jun 9, 2011

CHASS Faculty — Michael Garval

Michael Garval is Associate Professor of French and the CHASS Director of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) program.  Garval’s book “A Dream of Stone” focuses on his research interests of literary celebrity in French culture and the […]

Jun 9, 2011

CHASS Faculty — Nora Haeen

Associate Professor of Anthropology Nora Haenn looks at Mexican migration to the United States. She focuses her research on those who stay behind. In the classroom at NC State, Haenn fosters a culture of intellectual openness that encourages students to think for themselves. […]