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The first application deadline for entrance in to the MA Program in Sociology & Criminology is coming up on February 15. In order to be considered for funding a completed application (including transcripts, recommendation letters and test scores) must be received by the Graduate School by this date.

For further information, please contact: Dr. Daniel Buffington buffingtond@uncw.edu 910-962-3434

6th Annual Feast Down East Regional Conference – Friday, February 12th, 2016 – 8am-3:30pm, UNCW Burney Center

This conference brings together all those in our community who are invested in supporting and growing the local food system in Southeastern North Carolina. This includes farmers and fishermen, food retailers and establishment, consumers, advocates, and community leaders. The purpose of the conference is to strengthen the activities of these groups and the networks between them. Workshop topics include agricultural and gardening techniques, local food buying and advocacy, and local food council work. For more information, visit the conference website or contact Sarah Daniels, Associate Director of Feast Down East, at danielss@uncw.edu.


Tuesday, March 29th 7:00-9:00pm Cameron Hall Auditorium


UNCW Faculty Honored with Awards for Teaching, Scholarship and Service, Friday -Sept. 11, 2015 Professor Donna King, J. Marshall Crews Distinguished Faculty Award

Congratulations Babette Boyd, J.D. on your selecton for a Prestigious J. William Fulbright award to Canada

Office of Sponsored Programs-SPARC Provides Grant-Writing Assistance - Drs. Kristen DeVall and Christina Lanier have extensive experience writing grants and are experts in the field of program evaluation.

Department of Sociology and Criminology Welcomes New Faculty

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Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Criminology in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNCW. Our department provides a rich learning experience for students interested in the social sciences. We offer a major in Sociology with either a Public Sociology or General Sociology option.  We also offer a major in Criminology with the option to choose a Criminology,Criminal Justice or Public Criminology concentration. In addition, we offer minors in both Sociology and Criminology.  See our MA program webpage for more information about our Master’s in Sociology and Criminology.For important information about majors, including degree requirements, course descriptions, and admissions requirements, go to these links to view the Sociology, Criminology, or Master’s Program pages.

Mike Maume, PhD
Department Chair


The requirements for a major in Sociology, whether choosing the General or Public Sociology concentration. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the major! Please contact [Associate Chair Dr. Donna King].

Our Faculty page has information about all of our faculty members including their areas of research, courses they teach, their personal websites, and course syllabi.

If you are interested in joining the Sociology and Criminology Club or applying for a scholarship, visit Clubs & Scholarships to find out about club meeting schedules, available scholarships, requirements and deadlines.

Giving to Sociology and Criminology

Annual or one-time gifts designated to the department support student scholarships and hands-on applied learning experiences, like the WHA-UNCW Community Campus, that prepares students for successful internships and post graduate careers. Please visit www.uncw.edu/giveonline for several ways to make a tax-deductible gift to UNCW in support of Sociology and Criminology department.

For more information, visit www.uncw.edu/annualgiving

Or contact Kathy Parish, parishk@uncw.edu 910-962-3432

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