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Contacting Us: Fall 2021

January 21, 2021

Staff name & Office Hours    Contact Information    Jennifer Eissing, Business Officer Work hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm Weekly In-Office Hours: Mon – Thurs, intermittent & by appointment Fridays, 1:00-5:00pm   Phone: 919-962-8915 Email: eissingj@email.unc.edu Holt Woodruff, Administrative Coordinator Work hours: 8:00am … Continued

Graduation 2020

May 8, 2020

Graduation is our favorite event at UNC. Every year we are inspired by our seniors and thrilled to celebrate this major milestone with your family, friends, and loved ones.

Sociology and Business: A Wise Combination

January 21, 2020

Lindsay Guzowski’s M.A. ’04 graduate work in the department of sociology resulted in an unconventional outcome. Guzowski’s path to her position as partner with Falcon, a firm that specializes in connecting private equity firms with top-notch talent, stemmed from her … Continued

Undergrad Honors Students Present Senior Theses

April 19, 2018

This year, we continued the tradition of holding a joint research symposium with Duke to have our undergraduate Honors students from both Duke and UNCpresent their senior theses. Claire Chipman and Howard Aldrich accompanied UNC’s students to Dukecheer them on. … Continued

Sociology Launches New Health and Society Minor

March 9, 2018

Sociology’s new Health and Society minor has a threefold mission to provide students with: 1) an opportunity to examine contemporary population health patterns and trends in the US and around the world; 2) an understanding of the social construction of … Continued

Richard Simpson 1929-2017

January 12, 2018

After a period of declining health, Dr. Richard Lee (Dick) Simpson passed away in his sleep on December 30.   The son of Donald Dake and Lottie Lee Simpson, he was born in Chevy Chase, Maryland and graduated in 1946 from … Continued

CPC and Sociology Celebrate Ron Rindfuss’s Career

September 28, 2017

On the cusp of Ron Rindfuss’s retirement, the Carolina Population Center and Department of Sociology celebrated his many contributions to sociology, demography, and UNC at a recent event. The celebration also marked the launch of the Ronald R. Rindfuss Sociology … Continued