As a longtime faculty member in the department of sociology, Glen Elder (Ph.D. ’61) is aware of the funding challenges faced by its students. That’s why when he and his wife decided to make a planned gift to UNC, they … Continued
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
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
Ali Kadivar, the PhD candidate in the UNC sociology department, has won the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award of the Collective Behavior and Social Movements Section (CBSM) of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for his paper, “Alliances and Perception Profiles in … Continued
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
Brian Foster’s paper titled “Educational Aspiration-Expectation Mismatch and Subsequent Attainment Outcomes” won third place in the Association of Black Sociologists’ student paper competition. Congrats to Brian!
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 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