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Contacting Us: Spring 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 Chat with Jennifer in Teams  Request Zoom meeting … 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

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research: Lauren Shumpert

November 2, 2018

Lauren Shumpert is a sociology major and is minoring in both social and economic justice and women’s and gender studies. She is currently working on her sociology undergraduate honors thesis under the advisement of Dr. Andy Perrin. In addition to … Continued

UNC Sociology Welcomes Taylor Hargrove

October 22, 2018

We welcome Taylor W. Hargrove as our newest faculty member. She joins UNC as Assistant Professor of Sociology and faculty fellow at the Carolina Population Center. Hargrove’s research seeks to uncover and explain the development of health disparities across the … Continued

Victor Marshall, 1944-2018

August 31, 2018

Victor William Marshall, 74, of Chapel Hill passed away on August 18, 2018, following a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. Victor was Professor Emeritus of Sociology at UNC-Chapel Hill and former director of the University’s Institute on Aging. Victor earned … Continued

François Nielsen, 1949-2018

June 18, 2018

François Nielsen, 68, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, died peacefully in Chapel Hill on Thursday, June 7, 2018 of complications related to pneumonia. François bravely battled cancer and other health conditions for nearly eight years. At the time of his death, … 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