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UNCC Gerontology & Charlotte Meck 50+

Dr. Montoro-Rodriguez, Sociologist and Director of the Gerontology Program, will study the needs of Charlotte area seniors through “Meck50+”, a study led by UNC Charlotte and funded by the Southminster continuing care retirement community.  Unprecedented demographic changes including the retirement of the Baby Boomer generation pose new challenges for individuals, families, and communities... UNCC Gerontology & Charlotte Meck 50+ Read more >>

New Scholarship Opportunity!

We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Dr. George S. Rent Sociology Fellowship. This fellowship will offer scholarship assistance to a student pursuing an MA degree in Sociology. Dr. Rent served on the faculty for 17 years and served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social work for nearly a decade.  We are grateful to Dr. George S. Rent and Dr. Clyda... New Scholarship Opportunity! Read more >>

The Desegregation and Resegregation of Charlotte Schools

Congratulations to professor Roslyn Mickelson whose research was referenced in an article by Clint Smith for New Yorker Magazine, The Desegregation and Resegregation of Charlotte Schools. The Desegregation and Resegregation of Charlotte Schools Read more >>

Nehterlands

Study Abroad opportunities in 2017

The Netherlands Comparative Culture The Nehterlands program is led by Dr. Lisa Walker of the Department of Sociology and lasts from March 2nd, 2017 to March 12th, 2017. Students participating in this program will receive credit for SOCY 4091: Comparative Cultural Sociology (3 credit hours). For more information about this and other programs visit the program website. The application deadline is... Study Abroad opportunities in 2017 Read more >>

Dr. Murray Webster, Chair of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section

Congratulations to Dr. Murray Webster who is now Chair of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section - 2017.  Dr. Murray Webster is also the 2015 winner of the Cooley-Mead Award from the American Sociological Association’s Social Psychology Section. Watch the 2015 Cooley-Mead address, featuring Dr. Murray Webster. Read the entire feature on Dr. Webster & the Cooley-Mead... Dr. Murray Webster, Chair of the ASA Mathematical Sociology Section Read more >>