Humanities

Students in the Humanities major design their own programs of study within the humanities disciplines and produce an interdisciplinary independent project in their senior year. Humanities majors explore broadly the questions raised in a liberal arts setting, connecting across disciplines to develop insights and skills broadly applicable to the modern world.

Meet Dr. Anne Rodrick

Dr. Anne Rodrick, Reeves Family Professor of History, was honored by the college with the Philip Covington Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Humanities and Social Sciences. She coordinates the Humanities Program and is the co-coordinator of the 19th Century Studies Program. She also teaches in the Gender Studies Program. Her current research interests focus on urban identity and civic engagement in the Victorian city. 

Meet Jonathan Franklin '16

Jonathan Franklin, Wofford Class of 2016, majored in English and Humanities. He wrote for the Old Gold and Black student newspaper and was a Bonner Scholar. Franklin graduated with a master’s degree in journalism from Georgetown University and now works for ABC news in Washington, D.C.