Sociology and Criminology

faculty graduation


Commencement 2018

Spring 2018 Department Receptions

Department of Sociology & Criminology reception will be held on Saturday May 5th, 2:00 p.m. Warwick Center Ballroom

Parking- Lot E

Every year the Sociology and Criminology Department holds our own departmental graduation ceremony in order to give the students an opportunity to celebrate with family, friends, and their classmates and professors in a more intimate setting. This year, like every year we took the time to bid our students goodbye and good luck as they leave UNCW. The following students were recognized for their excellence in achievement for the Spring 2018 Commencement.

Student Awards 
John H Scalf Jr. Outstanding Sociology 
Jennifer Lynn Patton
    Sociology Academic Excellence  
William Michael Scarbrough
American Sociological Association
Outstanding Student Award
Brittany Kaye Crocker
Criminology Academic Excellence Award
Adam Scott Blackburn
 Criminology Student of the Year 
Nicole Marie Bondos
Keely Geyer Latterner Graduate Student Award
Brittany Marie Hammond 

   Troy Douglas Carr Memorial Scholarship
Cole River Gray 
Student Speaker
William Michael Scarbrough
Name Reader
  Mitchell Allen Farrell  

                 Double Majors


1. Criminology 

   † Honors Graduate

2. International Studies 

*** Summa Cum Laude

3. Philosophy & Religion

  ** Magna Cum Laude

4. Political Science

    * Cum Laude

5. Pre-Psychology 

6. Psychology 

7. Sociology 


Victoria Ruth Eaton
Thesis: Race, Class, & Gender in the Queer Community:
Multiple Regression Analysis of Life Quality Through an Intersectional Lens
Chair: Dr. Daniel Buffington 

Caitlin Mara Evans
Thesis: The Impact of Victimization Type on Subsequent Delinquency Among Children:
Chair: Dr. Jennifer Vanderminden 

Karcin Leigh Vick
Thesis: Capital Punishment and Admissions of Guilt: 
False Confessions, Guilty Pleas, and Wrongful Convictions
Chair: Dr. Kimberly Cook

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology 

Kimberly L. Carscaddon  Caroline Hollowell Robinson
Sierra Shevelle Clayborn Molly Carol Roebuck
Samantha Leigh Durham Matthew C. Sellers 
*Jennifer Lynn Patton1 Meiraf S. Zekaryas

 Bachelor of Arts in Public Sociology & Public Criminology  

**Brittany Kaye Crocker **William Michael Scarbrough1
Teren Marie Donovan7 Rachel Madeleine Wilder
Caitlyn Josephine Heaney7 Jacquelyn Kate Zaney
*Elizabeth Ann Marshall 

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology 

Michael Anthony Arredondo

Raven Shianne Glore

Logan Taylor Nunnally

Addison Leanna Ayscue5

Margarita Gordillo

Dustin A. O'Neal

***Adam Scott Blackburn6

Aiya S. Harb

*Jennifer Lynn Patton7

**Nicole Marie Bondos4

*Kelly Renee Harvey

*Hannah Elizabeth Pounds

Garrett Ryan Bowman

Tracy Marie Haynes

Michael Kelly Price

Nicole Marie Brill

Caitlyn Heaney7

Tina Pugsley

Emily Frances Brown

Morgan Marie Hildebrecht2

Holly G. Rabil4

Marcus Mitchell Bryan

Robert Lawson Hogue

Marissa Jean Ray

Mackenzie R. Campbell

Stephanie Marie Horan

Shirazeh Cheyenne Rogers

Savannah Victoria Castor6

Sarah Rose Hubbard4

Haley Kristen Rouse6

Lamar Ernell Chenault

Caleb Alexander Key3

**Tabor Gregory Scott

*Savanna Lucille Church7

Tristen King

Andrew Joseph Seskey

Jeffrey R. Clemente

Lauren D. Kopelove

Sydney Shear6

*Hannah Elizabeth Coffman3

David H. Lee

**Jennifer Diane Siske

**Brittany Kaye Crocker

Cody Jeffrey Leone

Michael Frederick Solio

Teren Marie Donovan7

Tyler Denning Likens

Claire Elizabeth Sutton7

**Megan Ashley Draughn6

Hannah Nicole Little

Brandon Thomas Ventura

*Shannon Elise Edwards6

*Elizabeth Ann Marshall

Marisa Wardamasky7

*James Henry Fields2

Caleb Decosta Mathis

Sylvia Gutierrez-Washington

Tameca Michelle Fields-Devone

Hannah Shay McFadden

Charlotte Anne Wilhelmy

Dillon Gray Floyd

Kenneth John Merritts

David Matthew Williams

Devan Grey Francisco4

*Mcnair Ballou Moore

Nolan Williams

Casey William Gibson

Victoria Elizabeth Moore7

Robert Edwin Winicki

Chad Robert Morris

Hannah Alison Wolf