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New review of Dr. Kroll-Smith’s book

Posted on November 5, 2019

Our own Dr. Steve Kroll-Smith’s book, Recovering Inequality: Hurricane Katrina, the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, and the aftermath of Disaster (2018), is…


UNCG Sociologist Dr. Steven Cureton publishes new book

Posted on October 31, 2019

Professor Steven Cureton has just published another book. Read about it here!


Dr. Gwen Hunnicutt publishes new book on gender violence

Posted on October 28, 2019

UNCG Sociologist Dr. Gwen Hunnicutt has just had her first book published by Routledge Press. The book, Gender Violence in Ecofeminist Perspective: Intersections…


Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy is co-principal investigator on large NSF grant.

Posted on October 22, 2019

Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Shelly Brown-Jeffy is part of a team that just received an important and prestigious NSF grant to…


We’re hiring!

Posted on September 23, 2019

The UNCG Sociology department invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer. The position is for the Spring 2020 semester with the…



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…