Dr. Montoro-Rodriguez, Sociologist and Director of the Gerontology Program, will study the needs of Charlotte area seniors through “Meck50+”, a study led by UNC Charlotte and funded by the Southminster continuing care retirement community. Unprecedented demographic changes including the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation pose new challenges for individuals, families, and communities. As Charlotte […]
We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. George S. Rent Sociology Fellowship. This fellowship will offer scholarship assistance to a student pursuing an MA degree in Sociology. Dr. Rent served on the faculty for 17 years and served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social work for nearly […]
Congratulations to professor Roslyn Mickelson whose research was referenced in an article by Clint Smith for New Yorker Magazine, The Desegregation and Resegregation of Charlotte Schools.
Congratulations to Dr. Murray Webster who is now Chair of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section – 2017. Dr. Murray Webster is also the 2015 winner of the Cooley-Mead Award from the American Sociological Association’s Social Psychology Section. Watch the 2015 Cooley-Mead address, featuring Dr. Murray Webster. Read the entire feature on Dr. Webster & the […]
The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Zinobia Bennefield to the tenure-track faculty at UNC Charlotte!
Congratulations to Dr. Rosemary Hopcroft who is the new editor for the Switzerland-based journal Frontiers in Evolutionary Sociology and Biosociology. Additional Articles: This View of Life (online magazine) How WEIRD is Donald Trump?
Dr. Beth Rubin has been appointed as the Sociology Program Officer at the National Science Foundation for 2015-2016.
The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Kendra Jason to the tenure-track faculty at UNC Charlotte!
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Walker. Her manuscript, “Gender and Perceptions of Leadership Effectiveness: A Meta-Analysis of Contextual Moderators” (Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014), has won the 2015 Saroj Parasuraman Award for Outstanding Publication on Gender and Diversity. This award is presented by the Gender, Diversity and Organizations Division of the Academy of Management. Dr. Lisa […]