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Asst. Prof. Zinobia Bennefield Interviewed by Mike Collins of “Charlotte Talks” on Rebuilding Black Trust for the Covid – 19 Vaccine

While the COVID – 19 pandemic has devastated America, its impact has been vastly disproportionate on the Black community. Black Americans are almost 3 times as likely to die from the virus compared to White Americans. Despite that figure however, many in the Black community are skeptical of the vaccine that was recently released. Asst. […]

Prof. Jill Yavorsky featured on Inc. Article Focusing on How to Fight Misogyny in the Workplace

In honor of Women’s History Month, Inc. recently published an article asking multiple female leaders about their experiences in the workplace along with tips to help other women to get ahead while combating misogyny. To read the article in full, please click here.

Prof. Jill Yavorsky’s Gender Discrimination Research Referenced in Forbes Article

Under federal law, gender discrimination in the workplace is illegal, but does that mean it no longer exists? In a recent article published by Forbes online, Prof. Jill Yavorsky’s research has uncovered answers that may surprise you. To find out the answer for yourself and read more, click here to read the full article.

Prof. Jill Yavorsky featured on NPR’s Marketplace for Research on Gender Equity

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Inside UNC Charlotte Discusses New Research on Gender Inequality with Asst. Prof. of Sociology Jill Yavorsky

Asst. Prof. of Sociology, Jill Yavorsky was interviewed by Inside UNC Charlotte to discuss new research on gender inequality that indicates that even women who show the most promise early in their academic careers, may still have less leadership prospects than their underachieving male counterparts. To read the article in full, click here.

WFAE Interviews Asst. Prof. Dr. Zinobia Bennefield on Why African-Americans are Reluctant to Receive the Covid – 19 Vaccine

Assistant Prof. of Sociology, Zinobia Bennefield, was interviewed by WFAE on the reasons behind why many African-Americans are reporting a reluctance to the COVID – 19 vaccine. To read the interview in full, please click here.

Assistant Prof. Jill Yavorsky feat. in The Atlantic on Gender and Cleanliness

The Atlantic recently pusblished an article online focusing on whether or not gender plays a significant role in one’s cleaning habits. Assistant Professor of Sociology- Jill Yavorksy- was asked to provide insight due to her research on gender behavior and cultural influences. To read the article in full, visit the link here.

Charlotte Business Buzz Podcast features Jill Yavorsky on Gender Inequality

The Charlotte Business Buzz Podcast presented by the Belk College of Business, seeks to highlight UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, alumni and industry partners who are making a difference in the Charlotte community. To start off their season 2, Jill Yavorsky –assistant professor of Sociology– was asked to speak on her research along with the unique […]

Faculty Spotlight: Asst. Prof. Dr. Zinobia Bennefield Interviewed by WBTV on Mistrust of COVID 19 Vaccine by POC

UNCC’s Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dr. Zinobia Bennefield, was recently interviewed by WBTV on why communities of color have shown a lack of enthusiasm for the development of the COVID-19 vaccine that was recently announced. Dr. Bennefield discusses how this is due to a history of mistrust from earlier medical trials such as the Tuskegee […]

Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez featured in Inside UNCC article

On Friday, August 7th, Inside UNCC released an article featuring Professor Julian Montoro-Rodriguez focusing on his research involving Charlotte citizens aged 60+. Led by Montoro-Rodriguez and a team of scholars, Meck60+ is the first community assessment study in the area that includes data collected firsthand from both seniors and caregivers, focusing on key quality of […]