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UNC Sociology Welcomes Four New Faculty: Scott Duxbury, Tania Jenkins, Alexandrea Ravenelle, and Jessica Houston Su

Tania M. Jenkins joins UNC as Assistant Professor of Sociology and faculty fellow at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Brown University in 2016 and worked as a Canadian Institutes of … Continued go to Article >

Contacting Us: Fall 2021

314 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Staff name & Office Hours    Contact Information    Jennifer Eissing, Business Officer Work hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm Weekly In-Office Hours: Mon – Thurs, intermittent & by appointment Fridays, 1:00-5:00pm   Phone: 919-962-8915 Email:... read more

Sociology joins departments in proposal to establish Pauli Murray Hall

510 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

The Sociology Department, along with History, Political Science, and Peace, War & Defense have started the process of renaming Hamilton Hall. Our motivation for renaming the building is rooted in the history of our University and Professor... read more

Contacting Us: Spring 2021

314 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Staff name & Office Hours    Contact Information    Jennifer Eissing, Business Officer Work hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm Weekly In-Office Hours: Mon – Thurs, intermittent & by appointment Fridays, 1:00-5:00pm   Phone: 919-962-8915 Email:... read more

Message from the Sociology Department on Anti-Black Violence and Recent Protests

548 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

These past few weeks have been filled with pain, heartbreak, and suffering, especially so for the Black community. The sociology faculty is outraged by the ongoing acts of police violence against African Americans. We condemn the most recent... read more

Schools, Social Inequality, and COVID-19

559 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Karolyn Tyson, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Professor There has been much debate about what the school closures caused by COVID-19 will mean for students. Many scholars and other commentators are particularly concerned about the... read more

The Covid-19 Health Toll in the United States: Exposing Racism … Yet Again

559 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Robert A. Hummer, Howard W. Odum Professor It is clear that the United States is experiencing tremendous health tolls from Covid-19: 1.3 million documented cases thus far, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and over 80,000 confirmed... read more

COVID-19, Precarity, and Worker Power

559 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Arne L. Kalleberg, Kenan Professor of Sociology The way we work (and if we are able to work at all) has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will likely result in profound changes in work in the years to come. read more

Graduation 2020

573 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Graduation is our favorite event at UNC. Every year we are inspired by our seniors and thrilled to celebrate this major milestone with your family, friends, and loved ones. read more

Sociology Department Statement on Nikole Hannah-Jones

162 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

The Sociology Department calls on the UNC Board of Trustees to review and approve Nikole Hannah-Jones’ appointment as a tenured faculty member at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. We join faculty, students, staff, and alumni who are... read more

Graduation 2021

200 Days ago Culture Source: Sociology.unc.edu

Dear Class of 2021 Sociology and Management and Society majors, Congratulations on your graduation! We cannot be happier to see each one of you achieve this major milestone – after a pandemic senior year no less! Every year, we are … Continued read more