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Arne Kalleberg elected to the National Academy of Sciences

May 30, 2024

  Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology Arne Kalleberg has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. The academy recognizes and promotes outstanding science through … Read more

Athena Owirodu Awarded NSF GRFP, Alexandra Ro Receives Honorable Mention

April 28, 2024

  Athena Owirodu (pictured), a second-year Sociology PhD student, has earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP). This highly competitive fellowship is awarded to approximately 2,000 full-time STEM graduate students who demonstrate outstanding potential for research achievement. … Read more

Get to Know UNC Sociology Faculty – Regina Baker

March 25, 2024

  Regina Baker joined UNC Sociology as an Associate Professor in Fall 2023. Prior to joining the department, she was an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her PhD in Sociology from Duke University in … Read more

Get to Know UNC Sociology Faculty – Lauren Valentino

March 23, 2024

  Lauren Valentino joined UNC Sociology as an Assistant Professor at the start of 2024. Previously, Lauren earned her PhD in Sociology from Duke University, served as a postdoctoral fellow at Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics, and was an … Read more

Graduation 2021

May 15, 2021

Dear Class of 2021 Sociology and Management and Society majors, Congratulations on your graduation! We cannot be happier to see each one of you achieve this major milestone – after a pandemic senior year no less! Every year, we are … Read more

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 … Read more