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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: Chat with Jennifer in Teams  Request Zoom meeting … Continued

COVID-19, Precarity, and Worker Power

May 22, 2020

Arne L. Kalleberg, Kenan Professor of Sociology

The way we work (and if we are able to work at all) has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will likely result in profound changes in work in the years to come.

Schools, Social Inequality, and COVID-19

May 22, 2020

Karolyn Tyson, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Professor

There has been much debate about what the school closures caused by COVID-19 will mean for students. Many scholars and other commentators are particularly concerned about the consequences for working-class and poor children, who, most noted, would be hardest hit by the shuttered schools.

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