George L. Simpson, Jr. Remembered

December 21, 2013

GEORGE L. SIMPSON, JR. George L. Simpson, Jr., 91, died December 13, 2012, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 27, 1921, in Concord, North Carolina, the only child of George L. Simpson, Sr., and Willie Odessa Hudson Simpson.  … Continued

Kathie Harris Wins Warren E. Miller Award

December 20, 2013

On October 10th, Kathie Harris was awarded the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences, a biennial award from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) to recognize individuals who have had a profound impact … Continued

Howard Aldrich Wins Babson Entrepreneurship Lifetime Achievement Award

December 20, 2013

UNC sociologist Howard Aldrich has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference for his many contributions to the field of entrepreneurship research. Aldrich is the Kenan Professor and chair of the department of sociology in UNC’s College of Arts … Continued

William Corsaro receives Distinguished Career Award

December 20, 2013

William Corsaro , one of Glen Elder’s earliest doctoral students in our Department of Sociology at UNC, received a Distinguished Career Award (2013) from the ASA Section on Children and Youth in NYC.  Glen told us that “More than anyone … Continued

Daniel O’Haver Price Remembered

December 20, 2013

Daniel O’Haver Price died on November 18, 2012, in Jacksonville, FL at the age of 94. He was born in Palatka, FL, on September 12, 1918, the second son of Charles Henry and Lillian O’Haver Price. He graduated from Putnam … Continued