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Dr. Brooks Dollar publishes book on harm and healing

Posted on May 10, 2021

Associate Professor Dr. Cindy Brooks Dollar has just published her first book, I Never Wanted to Be a Stereotype: A Sociologist’s Narrative of Healing. The…


Professor Steve Kroll-Smith retires

Posted on May 7, 2021

Professor Steve Kroll-Smith has been a master teacher-scholar, leader, and role model for all of us in UNCG Sociology for twenty years. He’s…


UNCG Sociology honors AKD inductees, departmental student awardees, and many other students receiving recognition for their outstanding scholarship and service.

Posted on May 7, 2021

Click here to read about our 2021 AKD, honors, and other UNCG Sociology student awardee accomplishments!


Senior Hayley Robertson presents and publishes research on “Social Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19”

Posted on May 7, 2021

Hayley Robertson, a graduating senior at the UNCG Sociology Department, presented a research paper titled “Social Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19”…


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

Posted on April 8, 2021

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

Posted on April 6, 2021

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

Posted on January 28, 2021

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


A feature on Dr. Hoppe’s latest research project!

Posted on October 23, 2020

Read about it here!


Dr. M. Elaine Burgess (1925-2020)

Posted on October 21, 2020

In Memoriam Dr. M. Elaine Burgess, UNCG Professor Emeritus of Sociology, passed away on February 13, 2020. She earned a Ph.D. in…


Department Statement on Black Lives Matter

Posted on June 25, 2020

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