Alumni

General Sociology

Tina Long Spach, MA ’01

I received my M.A. in Sociology in 2001. My thesis, “Case Study in West Macedonia,” covered urban renewal in a neighborhood in…


Joyce Clapp, MA ’08

After finishing her MA, Joyce participated in the GTCC Faculty in Training Program and then returned to work for the UNCG Sociology…


Steven O’Boyle, MA ’98

In the graduate program in Sociology at UNCG my research focus was on symbolic interactionism and the sociology of sport. Since graduation,…


Samantha Ammons, MA ’00

After I completed my MA degree at UNCG, I earned my PhD at the University of Minnesota. I’m currently an Associate Professor…


Koji Ueno, MA ’98

After leaving UNCG with an MA in Sociology, Koji went to Vanderbilt University to pursue a PhD in Sociology, which he completed…


Eric Fong, MA ’86

I graduated from UNCG with an MA in Sociology in 1985/86 and went to the University of Chicago for my PhD.  I…


Wanda Rushing, MA ’81

After completing her MA in sociology at UNCG, Wanda entered the PhD program at the University of Tennessee where she completed a…


Matthew Hodler, MA ’09

I completed comprehensive exams in spring 2012 and am now a PhD candidate in the Department of Health and Sport Studies at…


Ashby Walker

Ashby Walker, MA ’00

Dr. Ashby Walker received her MA in Sociology from UNCG in 2000 and her Ph.D. in Sociology from Emory University in 2007. Dr….


Heather Lyons

Heather Lyons, MA ’12

Things are going really well. I’m working in the Office of Planning & Research at Sandhills Community College in Pinehurst and am…