Alumni News

30 in 30 Alumna Spotlight: Fiama Gaitan

Fiama Gaitan earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (2014) and currently works as a Natatorium Instructor for the Chicago Park District. Itzayana Alvarado interviewed Fiama about her passion for sociology, the…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dan Lowman

Dan Lowman earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC (1996) and is currently Senior Vice President of Analytics at Grenzebach Glier and Associates and Director of the Philanthropy Survey Lab. He talked…

Dr. Akilah Watkins-Butler graduation photos

Congratulations to Dr. Akilah Watkins-Butler for earning her PhD this spring! Her dissertation is titled, “Marriage on the Black Market: Contextual Influences of African American Marriage Markets.” (Professor Barbara Risman stands with Dr.…

30 in 30 Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Eduardo Garza

Dr. Eduardo Garza earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology at UIC and currently serves as Dean of Student Services at Richard J. Daley College. He sat down with graduating senior, Luis Duran, to discuss how…

30 in 30: Thirty Alumni Stories in Thirty Weeks

30 in 30 proudly features the accomplishments of thirty UIC Sociology alumni over the course of thirty weeks. Each week, we will feature a new alumnus/a of the department. The individuals profiled were…

Alum Rachel Allison featured in the Toronto Star

Congratulations to Rachel Allison for being featured in the Toronto Star in the article called, “U.S. Women’s Pro Soccer Might be too Big to Fail.” Hereis the link to the article.

Alumnus Neville Ngwa Published His First Novel

Neville Ngwa, a proud United States Army Veteran and graduate from the UIC sociology department in 2009, has completed his first novel entitled The Scribe Saga Book One. He is happy to announce that it…