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Yavorsky Strikes Again

In her most recent publication, Glass Ceiling is More Extensive Than Previously Thought, Study Shows, Dr. Jill Yavorsky analyzes gender income patterns in the U.S. and uses her discoveries to dissect the gap between men and women in "elite" houesholds. Indulge in Yavorskys findings to gain an understading of why men control the majority of income resources across the country, and... Yavorsky Strikes Again Read more >>

Dr. Jill Yavorsky, Quoted in CNN Article & an Interview with KCBS Radio

CNN Business recently published an article titled "Millennial women are working more. But they're still doing most of the housework". Assistant Professor Jill Yavorsky is quoted throughout the article concerning women and gender stereotypes as they relate to household responsibilities. Yavorsky was also interviewed by Kim Foster of KCBS Radio regarding her research on the collapse of... Dr. Jill Yavorsky, Quoted in CNN Article & an Interview with KCBS Radio Read more >>

Dr. Hopcroft's research was featured in Scientific American

Scientific American, the longest continuously published magazine in the U.S., has been bringing its readers unique insights about developments in science and technology for more than 170 years. Dr. Rosemary Hopcroft is now forever a piece of this global enterprise. Hopcroft's research backs up study author Shige Song examinations in the article "Wealthy Families Invest More in Sons". Dr. Hopcroft's research was featured in Scientific American Read more >>

American Sociological Association Book Award

Dr. Rosemary Hopcroft's 2016 book, Evolution and Gender: Why It Matters for Contemporary Life received the 2018 best book award by the Evolution, Biology & Society Section of the American Sociological Association. American Sociological Association Book Award Read more >>

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Professor Scott Fitzgerald, Bank of America Teaching Excellence Award Finalist

Professor Scott Fitzgerald, one of sociology's most admired instructors, was honored as a finalist for the Bank of America Teaching Excellence Award. The honor is bestowed upon faculty members who demonstrate significant impact within and beyond their classrooms. This is one of UNC Charlotte’s top honors. By the way, if you are a graduate or undergraduate student thinking about taking... Professor Scott Fitzgerald, Bank of America Teaching Excellence Award Finalist Read more >>