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Dr. Trevor Hoppe honored with two major book awards

Posted on June 10, 2019

UNCG Sociologist Dr. Trevor Hoppe’s recent book, Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness (University of California Press), has received two…


Dr. Sefika Kumral Karatasli receives prestigious award

Posted on June 10, 2019

Dr. Sefika Kumral Karatasli, who is joining UNCG Sociology this fall, has been awarded the 2019 Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award from the…


AKD and Awards Ceremony Hosted by UNCG Sociology

Posted on May 9, 2019

On April 22, UNCG Sociology hosted our annual AKD and departmental awards ceremony. Dozens of students were honored for their outstanding achievements.


Dr. Stephen Sills Receives New Funding

Posted on April 10, 2019

Dr. Stephen Sills (Center for Housing and Community Studies) received new funding from Partners Behavioral Health Management for the  project “ACES, SDOH, AND…


Sociology Senior and Honors Student, Andrew Ainsworth, Presents Thesis

Posted on April 5, 2019

Sociology senior and Honor’s student, Andrew Ainsworth, presented his Honor’s Thesis research at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Exposition, which was held…



Dr. Tad Skotnicki delivers paper at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University

Posted on March 26, 2019

Dr. Tad Skotnicki recently delivered a paper at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. Titled “Purity politics? On quality as…



Professor Cindy Brooks Dollar in “The Society Pages”

Posted on March 21, 2019

Assistant professor Cindy Brooks-Dollar has published a blog about family courts in “The Society Pages” for the Council on Contemporary Families. Click…


Sociology and Environmental & Sustainability Program Host Closing Ceremony for the Princeville Portraits of Humanities Exhibit

Posted on March 20, 2019

On February 28, the last day of Black History Month, the Sociology Department & the Environmental & Sustainability Program hosted a closing…