Sociology at UNCG

Sociology provides for a multidimensional understanding of an unlimited number of subjects in society including crime, social & criminal justice, family, gender, race & ethnicity, class, natural and man-made disasters, music, social inequality, housing & communities, immigration, the environment, globalization, social movements and education.  UNCG sociologists put sociology to work to both answer and raise questions on these topics and many more.  We are engaged teacher-scholars committed to advancing sociological analysis in the classroom, scholarly literature, and community.  In our department, you will find theorists, methodologists, and scholars with a variety of substantive interests as well as faculty with impressive international and national reputations for their research, teaching, and service.  We are committed to furthering the reach and impact of our work to better understand contemporary and historical social problems and issues.


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Recent News

Department Statement on Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. The faculty of the Sociology Department at the University of North Carolina Greensboro supports the Black Lives Matter movement,…


Dr. Steven R. Cureton publishes new book

Racial Reconciliation: Black Masculinity, Societal Indifference, and Church Socialization is Dr. Cureton’s second published book in two years. Read about it here:…


Statement on the unlawful use of force by police on people of color and the poor

A central value of the UNCG Sociology department is social justice, a concept which, inter alia, directs attention to the disproportionate amount…


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Brittany S. Speas, BA ’08

It was during the spring semester of her sophomore year at UNCG, in the middle of a “Law & Society” course taught…

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