Social Sciences

Learned in Translation

An Immersive Journalism Project in Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia.  Vivian Susko's research experience during the summer of 2018 took the form of an immersive journalism project.

Refashioning Fashion

What is fashion? For many of us, fashion is associated with glamour, prestige and sometimes rebelliousness. Its what we see on runways, in magazines and movies, and on celebrity style blogs.

Critical Media Literacy

Critical Media Literacy (CML) is an especially important skill for educators to develop, as they often serve as filters of information for their students. 

Herbaria Project

The Herbaria Project will serve as a digital compendium of herbarium specimens imaged and catalogued by students taking courses such as Ethnobotany, Introductory Botany, and the World of Plants.

Genocide in the Modern World

The project goal is to create a time-lapse map of the Rwandan Genocide to use as a research and teaching tool to explain key elements of the development of the genocide.

VR & Spatial Cognition

We investigate spatial cognition using virtual reality technology. Virtual reality provides a means to create novel environments for which people have no prior experience, and to have better experimental control over person-environment inte


The Weave seeks to contribute to positive social change and the cultivation of an informed citizenry by providing critical perspectives on important stories, voices, and processes that are not receiving sufficient public attention. 

North Country Resource

North Country Resource is a collection of resources that are the product of a sociology class at St. Lawrence University with an emphasis on community-based learning.