General News

Welcome to the Beginning of Fall Term 2017

The Sociology Department is saying, hello, farewell, and best wishes to faculty. Read about our transitions: Moves: Professor Lisa Walker – To the Office of Undergraduate Education, Associate Dean for Graduation and Advising Retirements: Professor Beth Rubin – May 2017. Transition to Professor Emeritus Professor Judy Aulette – January 2017, Transition to Professor Emeritus Departures: […]

New Program Addition for Transfer Students

Here is the teaser information from our web page. The direct link is located within the left navigation menu; Undergraduate Program Information. The Sociology Bridge Learning Community (SBLC) is a one-year program for transfer students interested in majoring in Sociology at UNC Charlotte. The learning community will ease the transfer experience and all courses offered […]

Congratulations are in order

Roslyn Mickelson, who is chair elect of the Sociology of Education section of the American Sociological Association! Dr. Lisa Walker, who is chair elect of the Emotions section of the American Sociological Association! Rosemary Hopcroft, who has been elected to the council of the Evolution, Biology & Society section of the American Sociological Association! Dr. […]

Presenting at the University of Memphis Friday, April 14th

If you happen to be in Memphis, TN, Friday 4-14-2017, UNC Charlotte Professor Lisa Walker will speak on, “Gender and Status Interventions.” That’s this Friday at 1:30 in MItchell Hall 200, University of Memphis.

Helping Habitat for Humanity

Help Scott Fitzgerald and Sean Langley raise funds for the Habitat for Humanity Study Abroad Program in El Salvador. You can help in two ways: share this link on your facebook page make a tax deductable donation. Every $1 raised this week will receive a matching gift (up to $2,000). The fundraising campaign ends April […]

Sociology Speaker Series

Daniel Auguste, Postdoctoral Candidate from UNC Chapel Hill, will be our guest speaker on Tuesday, March 28th. You are invited to attend his presentation on Varieties of Gendered-Capitalism: Institutional Environment and Gender Inequality in Entrepeneurship. The location will be Fretwell 480-C, at 11 AM.

Sociology Speaker Series

On April 11th, at 12:30 PM, stop by the Sociology conference room, Fretwell 480-C. As part of our speaker series, Dr. Steven Millington, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University, will present the topic “The football stadia and the city: a case study of Manchester City Football Club”.

2017 Michael A. Pearson Scholarship

Dr. Pearson was a faculty member in Sociology for 25 years before his death in 2002. In his honor, his family, and friends have instituted an annual scholarship award for students who share his interest and goals in improving race relations, expanding social justice, and establishing a more peaceful world. Visit scholarships.uncc.edu for application and […]

CANCELLED 03-24-17, Sociology Speaker Series

Dr. Elaine Wethington, Professor of Human Development, Sociology, & Gerontology in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, will speak on Friday, March 24, 2017, Fretwell 480-C at 11:00 AM. She will present, “Measuring Stress and Support Factors That May Impact Adherence to and Outcomes in Clinical Trials: Translating the Sociology of Mental Health into Behavior Change […]

Notable Achievement

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Hancock who has been recognized as an AGHE, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Fellow!