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New Scholarship Opportunity!

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 […]

The Desegregation and Resegregation of Charlotte Schools

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.

Dr. Murray Webster, Chair of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section

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 […]

Welcome Dr. Zinobia Bennefield

The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Zinobia Bennefield to the tenure-track faculty at UNC Charlotte!

Frontiers in Evolutionary Sociology and Biosociology

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?

National Science Foundation Appointment

Dr. Beth Rubin has been appointed as the Sociology Program Officer at the National Science Foundation for 2015-2016.

Welcome Dr. Kendra Jason

The Department of Sociology welcomes Dr. Kendra Jason to the tenure-track faculty at UNC Charlotte!