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