Sociology and Criminology

faculty graduation


Commencement 2017

Fall 2017 Department Receptions

Saturday Dec. 9th, 10:30 a.m. Cameron Hall, Room 105

Parking- R-2 Lot 

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 Fall 2017 Commencement.

Student Awards 
John H Scalf Jr. Outstanding Sociology 
Rachel Alexis Bracken       
Sociology Academic Excellence  
Savanna Danielle Moore 
Criminology Student of the Year 
Chazmin Ronese Fennell 
 Criminology Academic Excellence Award
Kori Evan Meyer 
Student Speaker
Rachel Alexis Bracken 
Name Reader
  Hillary Dawn White 

Double Majors


1. Criminology 

† Honors Graduate

2. International Studies 

*** Summa Cum Laude

3. Philosophy & Religion

** Magna Cum Laude

4. Political Science

* Cum Laude

5. Psychology 

6. Sociology 

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology 

Casey Fitzgerald Anderson 

** Aulii Jayleen Kendrick 1
Jacqueline Elizabeth Casner2 Alexa Jordan Lopez
Carleigh Christy  † Savanna Danielle Moore 
Marquis D Duncan Monica Caroline Nguyen 
Princess Cemone Frederick  Adama Vakai
Maribel Hernandez  

 Bachelor of Arts in Public Sociology 

Isabella Borgiotti
*Rachel Alexis Bracken
Mary Claire Modrak

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology 

Caitlin Laurel Ackerman Landon Harrell Jonathan Praver Raus 
Shayna Andrews  Diego E Hernandez Jackson Tyler Ring 6
Felicia Marie Archer Andrew Tyler Hoffman 6 Mathew Ryan Rose 6
Nikolaus Thomas Barcal Denzel E Ingram Karina Michelle Rudy
Kimberlee Anne Bareika  Zachary Joseluis Jaimes 4 Alexa Gabrielle Ruiz 
*Caley Madison Bass 5 Forrest Taylor Kerslake Shona Anne Schneider 
Caitlin Christina Beard Sydney Lucceno 6 Michael Andrew Shearl 
Kaela Bedics 5 Daniel Nelsonmacrae Blake Andrew Sholar 
Cheyenne Noel Bingham  Gabriella Vincenza Gray Matthews  Tanidra Deshay Siler 
Emily Frances Brown Mickail Elizabeth Mattioli *Emma Summer Smith 6
Nicholas Cardelle  Robert Raymond McCaskill Nicholas Connor Smith 
Brandee D Carroll **Kori Evan Meyer 3 Jonathan Harvey Sprowl 
Hector Manuel Cruz Shquanda Ayeisha Meylor-Monace Juanita Toomer 
Andre Pieter Ebbinkhuysen Shaenaz Jasmine-Mirmohamed Mayra Guadalupe Vasquez-orellana
*Chazmin Ronese Fennell 6 Grace Elizabeth Morgan Adama Wakai 
Tameca Michelle Fields-Devone Megan Louise Mosley  Kaitlyn Dare Watts 
Andrew E Gaston  Olivia Grace Mowry  Justin Thomas Whitley 
Cailin Elizabeth Goodman    Kameron O'Neal Williams 
Eric Randall Hamilton     


Nicole Marie Adams 
Thesis: Based Crime:
A Theoretical Approach to Analyze the Spatial Aspect of Neighborhood Crime in Wilmingotn, North Carolina
Chair: Dr. Mike Maume 

Rani Brooke Haddock
Thesis: A Descriptive Analysis of Crime on a University Campus
Chair: Dr. Rick Jones 

William Garrett McQueen
Thesis: Collective Violence, Terrorism and National Security:
Cultivating Terror: The Differential Effects of Terrorist Activity Impact and Media Consumption on the Fear of Terrorism
Chair: Dr. Mike Maume