Henry Landsberger 1926-2017

April 21, 2017

Born in Dresden, Germany in 1926, Henry Landsberger was part of the Kindertransport that evaculated nearly 10,000 mostly Jewish children to England from German-controlled lands just prior to the start of World War II.  For the next ten years, he … Continued

Undergraduate Student Spotlight: Educational Policy Internship

February 6, 2017

  This past summer, one of our majors, Jovonnie Quintero, interned with the Southern Education Leadership Initiative (SELI) through the Southern Education Foundation. Jovonnie is a senior from Phoenix, Arizona double majoring in Sociology and Education. As his internship, he … Continued

Gerhard Lenski, 1924-2015

December 8, 2015

Gerhard Lenski, 1924-2015 Gerhard (Gerry) Lenski passed away December 7th at his home in Edmonds, Washington. Lenski joined the UNC Sociology Department in 1963 and retired in 1992 as the Alumni Distinguished Professor Sociology. He is best known for his … Continued