We have 12 full-time faculty members who conduct research and teach courses on a range of compelling topics, including the sociology of culture, family, law, religion, education, work, race and ethnicity, gender, business, criminal justice, politics, immigration, sport, emotion, and health. Our courses offer students the opportunity to examine the often complex causes and consequences of socioeconomic status, gender, race, and sexual orientation inequality. Students can earn certification for concentrations in crime and criminal justice, business and society, and the social determinants of health and well-being.
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Zeke Couch (‘08)
Zeke Couch (‘08) has worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch for the last five years in Winston-Salem, Atlanta, Chicago, and San Francisco. He is currently an Associate on the Technology Corporate Debt Products team. Starting in fall 2013, he will be attending Columbia Law School in New York.
Sheila Cotten (’87)
is a Professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. In May 2017, she was named an MSU Foundation Professor. She also serves as the Director of the Sparrow/MSU Center for Innovation and Research.
Kelly Chervin (’13)
Kelly Chervin (’13) graduated from WFU with a double major in sociology and communications. Ever since taking the life-changing course “Race, Class and Gender in a Color Blind Society” she knew I wanted to pursue teaching immediately after graduation. She is currently following her passion for education, racial equality, and…
Blair Bryce (’15)
Blair Bryce (’15) is a Wealth Brokerage and Retirement Analyst with Wells Fargo, working as part of the Learning and Development Team on Diversity Initiatives and Leadership Development