Moira Johnson has been selected to receive a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. Her selection was based on her outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality … 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 … Continued
The Graduate School awarded Aseem Hasnain a Dissertation Completion Fellowship for academic year 2014-2015! Congratulations, Aseem!
Colleagues, the Political Sociology Best Graduate Student Paper committee has awarded the 2013 Best Graduate Student Paper Award to Charles for his paper “Avalanches of Attention: Dynamics of Media Attention to Social Movement Organizations.”
On Friday, May 9, the Carolina Center for Public Service will honor 248 seniors graduating this spring as Buckley Public Service Scholars at a special ceremony at 5 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Four of the graduates are sociology majors. Launched … 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
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
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!
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 … 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