Dr. Roslyn Mickelson, Professor of Sociology, has been cited by and/or quoted in leading newspapers and magazines in the United States (such as Time, Newsweek, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and Washington Post), as well as by leading media in Canada, France, Brazil, Cuba, and South Africa. Notably, Dr. Mickelson and her research were referenced in a Supreme Court decision on school racial composition. She has also served as a consultant to the State Board of Education and the North Carolina Superintendent of Schools.
Dr. Mickelson was recently bestowed the rare and distinguished title of Chancellor's Professor. This title recognizes her outstanding scholarly achievements. Read her interview with the Niner Times.
Dr. Mickelson is also honored with the Elizabeth G. Cohen Distinguished Career in Applied Sociology of Education Award, awarded by the Sociology of Education section of the American Educational Research Association.