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Sociology Department Statement on Nikole Hannah-Jones

June 22, 2021

The Sociology Department calls on the UNC Board of Trustees to review and approve Nikole Hannah-Jones’ appointment as a tenured faculty member at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. We join faculty, students, staff, and alumni who are … Continued

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 … Continued

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

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.