Jacqueline Hagan Awarded Kenan Distinguished Professorship

July 21, 2017

Congratulations to Jacqueline Hagan who has been appointed Kenan Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her central research area is international migration, with a special focus on migration between the United States and Latin … Continued

Gerhard Lenski, 1924-2015

December 8, 2015

Gerhard Lenski, 1924-2015 Gerhard (Gerry) Lenski passed away December 7th at his home in Edmonds, Washington. Lenski joined the UNC Sociology Department in 1963 and retired in 1992 as the Alumni Distinguished Professor Sociology. He is best known for his … Continued

Robert Hummer to join UNC Sociology Department

January 27, 2015

Robert (Bob) Hummer will be joining the UNC Sociology Department July 2015 as the Howard W. Odum Professor of Sociology and a fellow of the Carolina Population Center. Hummer is a sociologist and demographer whose research centers on health and mortality … Continued