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Archives of past Sociology News.

Help A Student Gather Data For Her Dissertation Research

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I am currently collecting data for my dissertation research. My dissertation is entitled: Non-Medical Prescription Stimulant Use Among Sorority and Fraternity Populations: Relationship with Psychological Variables. I need undergraduate students to complete surveys for the research study (sorority/fraternity members and non-members), I am collecting data from various Universities throughout the U.S. The surveys are located online via Google […]

College Open Houses: Oysters, Theater, Medieval Humor And More

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Parents and fans can help restore oyster reefs, watch band and theater performances and learn about medieval humor Saturday during the University of Central Florida’s annual College Open House Day. Visitors can tour eight of UCF’s colleges, learn more about their academic programs and speak with staff and faculty members before watching the Knights play […]

New Faculty Profile: Dr. Warren Waren

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Dr. Warren Waren is the newest member of the Sociology Department at UCF and comes to us from Loyola University New Orleans. Like many of his students at the Cocoa Campus, Dr. Waren was a non-traditional student who balanced work and study. After completing his Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Oklahoma he worked in advertising, […]

Dr. Amy Donley, Instructor

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Dr. Amy Donley is no stranger to the Sociology Department at UCF. She has just completed a one year post doctoral research fellowship with the UCF Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences and is now joining the Sociology faculty as an Instructor. I recently sat down with Dr. Donley to chat about her research, teaching […]

Mr. Michael Loree Instructor

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Mr. Michael Loree will be joining the faculty as an instructor based on the UCF metrowest campus. He is also another familiar face in the Sociology Department as he was a Visiting Instructor in 2009. When asked about his background Mike replied: “I am from Port St. Lucie, FL but have been living in Gainesville […]

Dr. Shannon Carter, Assistant Professor

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Dr. Shannon Carter is another familiar face in the Sociology Department. She is starting a new position as an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department. “I grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and completed my B.A. in Sociology at the University of Michigan. I thought I would spend my whole life in Michigan until a […]

Meet The New Graduate Director For Sociology, Dr. Liz Grauerholz

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Prior to coming to UCF, I was serving as graduate director for the sociology department at Purdue University. However, most of my experience with graduate education comes from classroom and informal settings. I’ve been teaching gradu-ate courses, and working with and advising graduate students, for many years. Some of the courses I teach are based […]

Student Success In The Workplace

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The University of Central Florida was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a Model Program. The REAL Project substance use prevention and intervention services and the Clinical Psychology SURG lab (Substance Use Research Group) were recognized a Model of Exemplary, Alcohol or Other Drug Abuse Prevention Program on College Campuses. The Department of […]