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Graduate Student Association Officers


Kristen Schorpp
Holly Straut Eppsteiner

GPSF Representative:

Taylor Brown

Faculty Recruitment and Selection Committee:

Sarah Gaby
Charles Seguin

Graduate Studies Committee:

Autumn McClellan
Batool Zaidi

Tech Liaison:

Michael Schultz

Faculty Administration

Department Chair
Kenneth (Andy) Andrews
155 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-1008

Associate Chair
Lisa Pearce, Associate Professor
159 Hamilton Hall
(919) 966-1450

Director of Graduate Studies
Charles Kurzman, Professor 
227 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-1241

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Howard Aldrich
202 Hamilton Hall 
(919) 962-5044

Coordinator, Undergraduate Honors Program
Howard Aldrich
202 Hamilton Hall 
(919) 962-5044

Director, Summer School
Lisa Pearce, Associate Professor
159 Hamilton Hall
(919) 966-1450

Graduate Placement
Neal Caren
212 Hamilton Hall

Library/Book Chair
Charles Kurzman, Professor
227 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-1241

Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
Andrew Perrin, Associate Professor
159 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-6876

Pre-IRB Review Chair
Guang Guo, Professor
166 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-1246

Editor of Social Forces
Arne Kalleberg
261 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-0630

Book Review Editor, Social Forces
Chris Bail
225 Hamilton Hall
(919) 962-2482

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