Alumni News

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On Saturday, October 28, we welcomed alumni to campus to show off what the department has been up to with our “Six Stops in Sociology”! Event attendees networked, discussed research and career trajectories…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Russell Schutt

Russell Schutt earned his bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD in sociology at UIC (PhD in 1977)! For the past twenty-seven years, Dr. Schutt has taught at the University of Massachusetts Boston, publishing extensively and…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Jennifer Parsons

Jennifer Parsons earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in sociology at UIC (1991, 1993) and then began working at the Survey Research Lab (SRL) at UIC. Jennifer is now Research Operations Director at…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Bianca Monzon

Bianca Monzon earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (2014) and now works as a data technician at the University of Michigan. In her interview with recent graduate, Stephanie Munoz, Bianca shared…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Imilya Mirza

Imilya Mirza earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology in UIC (2014) and is currently working towards a master’s in public health at DePaul University while also working as a Nutrition Operator at Northwestern…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Maria Lopez

Maria Lopez earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (2016) and currently works for the non-profit organization, Mom’s Recovery Home. In her conversation with recent graduate, Jamie Yager, Maria discussed the advantages of…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Dr. Korie Edwards

Dr. Edwards earned her Master’s and PhD in Sociology at UIC (2004) and is now an Associate Professor of Sociology at The Ohio State University. She spoke with recent graduate, Stephanie Munoz, about…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Laura Garza

Since earning her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (1997), Laura Garza has worked with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in a multitude of roles. Laura sat down with recent graduate, Jamie…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Magaly Flores

Magaly Flores earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (2015) and now works as a Project Assistant for the Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council. In the interview with graduating senior,…