June 19, 2015
Steve Gunkel, associate teaching professor in the sociology department, was elected President of the North Carolina Sociological Association (NCSA) in June. He will assume the duties of President-Elect for 2015-2016 and organize the Annual Meeting of the NCSA to be hosted by Wake Forest University.
Other sociology faculty who have served the NCSA include Ana-Maria Wahl, who is currently serving as a council member, and Ian Taplin, who served as the NCSA president (2012-2013). Catherine Harris has served twice as NCSA president (1984-1985; 1994-1995).
The NCSA promotes the discipline of sociology throughout the state and also publishes Sociation Today.