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Arne Kalleberg stands, arms crossed, in front of a bookshelf full of books.

Kalleberg elected to National Academy of Sciences

Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology Arne Kalleberg in the College of Arts and Sciences has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


John Wood Sweet in the library sits in front of a bookcase full of books.

UNC historian tapped for National Humanities Center fellowship

Professor of History John Wood Sweet was among 31 scholars awarded National Humanities Center fellowships for the 2024-2025 academic year. Sweet was the only researcher from UNC-Chapel Hill to receive a fellowship.


Austin Vo sits on a mountain top. Behind him are mountains and cliffs under a blue sky.

Austin Vo’s graduate research has taken him around the world

The sociology Ph.D. student spent time in France to study “indigenous responses to French colonialism,” he shared, and is continuing his research in Vietnam and Senegal this year.


Collage; photo on the left: headshot of Jeff Spinner-Halev, photo on the right: book cover for "Respect and Loathing in American Democracy"

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. The April featured book is “Respect and Loathing in American Democracy: Polarization, Moralization and the Undermining of Equality” by Jeff Spinner-Halev and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse.


Exterior of Hyde Hall

IAH announces 2024 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards winners

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced the 2024 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards, which have been granted to one faculty member from each College department in the arts, humanities and qualitative social sciences.


Collage on brown background: Left, author Katherine Turk, right: book cover image.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts and Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Women of NOW: How Feminists Built an Organization that Transformed America,” by Katherine Turk, associate professor of history.


The logo says "Bookmark This" in blue with a little blue open book illustration to the left of the text.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. The March featured book is “Master Plans and Minor Acts: Repairing the City in Post-Genocide Rwanda” by Shakirah Hudani, assistant professor in the department of African, African American and diaspora studies.