Alumni News

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Ronisha Edwards

Ronisha Edwards double-majored in Sociology and Criminology, Law and Justice at UIC (2015). She is currently working towards her Master’s of Social Work at Boise State University while serving as a case manager…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Chiquita Collins

Dr. Chiquita Collins earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from UIC (1990) and PhD in sociology from University of Michigan (1996). Dr. Collins now serves as Director and Associate Dean for Diversity and…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Jenny Calero

Jenny Calero earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from UIC (2014) and is now working on a Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Policy. In an interview with Jacqueline Elizondo, Jenny discussed what…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Salma Ayaz

Salma Ayaz earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from UIC (2014) and is currently finishing her MSW at Aurora University while interning as a school social worker. Salma sat down with graduating senior,…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Eman Aly

Eman Aly, who earned her bachelor’s in sociology from UIC (2001), currently works as Health Communications Manager at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. In her conversation with graduating…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Rosemarie Dominguez

Rosemarie Dominguez triple-majored at UIC (2015), including a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She is currently working on a master’s degree at UIC in Latin American & Latino Studies. Rosemarie sat down with graduating…

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Dr. Angela Mascarenas

Dr. Angela Mascarenas earned her Master’s degree in sociology at UIC (1987) and returned later to earn her PhD in sociology (2010). She currently consults in New York as well as serving as…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Barbara Downs

Dr. Barbara Downs earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (1992) and is currently Director of the Federal Statistical Research Data Center program at the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S.…

Georgiann Davis, PhD alum, wins two ASA awards

Georgiann Davis, PhD alum, won not one, but TWO awards from ASA’s Sex & Gender section! Her book, Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis, won the section book award. She also won the section’s…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Spell

Dr. Sarah Spell earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology at UIC (2007) and now works as a Senior Research Associate at Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Spell sat down with graduating senior,…