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

Press release on Associate Professor Dr. Arielle Kuperberg’s research on student loans and life choices

UNCG Sociology Associate Professor Dr. Arielle Kuperberg has examined student loans and their impact on critical moments in life, such as buying…


Professor Sarah Daynes receives the UNCG Mary Settle Sharp Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Daynes, Professor of Sociology and Director of our Graduate Program, for being selected for the UNCG Mary Settle…


Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy named to UNCG Leadership Program

We’re proud to see that Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy has just been selected to participate in the inaugural UNCG Leadership Development Program for…


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- Alumni Stories -

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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