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Comparative Studies, Department of


451 Hagerty Hall
1775 S. College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Philip Armstrong

The Department of Comparative Studies is a multi-disciplinary community of scholars who study how human societies organize themselves through the production of knowledge, discourse and material practices. The department addresses processes of cultural interaction, with particular attention to the dynamics of knowledge, power, authority and cultural difference.

“Comparative Studies raises questions that help us understand how culture shapes the lives of individuals and groups.” 

{Eugene Holland, Professor Emeritus, Comparative Studies}