Meet our current Graduate Students!!
Kristen V. FlowersHometown: Elizabeth City, NCCourse of Study: Extended Course WorkCareer Plans: I plan to further my education and become a Licensed Professional Counselor.Research Interests: Marriage, Inequality.
Hometown: Clayton, NC
Between prep for doctoral studies or community college teaching. Undergraduate
Major: Criminal Justice
Social Deviance, Policing, Poverty, Marriage and Family
In the future I want to work for a law enforcement agency at the state or
federal level. I plan to obtain a PhD in Criminology to be able to teach,
develop and test policies, and administer agencies and programs designed to
govern law, deliver justice, and reduce crime.
Hometown: Elizabeth City, NC
Course of Study:
I graduate with a BA in Psychology in 2016 at ECU, and now in pursuit
of a Masters Degree in Sociology. I plan on continuing my education and
earning a Phd in Sociology.
Research Interests: My area of interests are Race, Inequality, Power relations and group interaction.
Career Plans: There are many career opportunities for someone with a background in Sociology, but I plan on becoming a professor.
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Course of Study: Prep for Doctoral Studies.
Research Interests:Gender, Sexuality, Social Psychology.
Career plans:To obtain my PhD in Sociology and teach in a University setting.
Hometown: Elizabethtown, NC
Course of Study: Prep for Doctoral Studies
Research Interests: Religion and Society, Religion and Ethics; Religions of Africa and the African Diaspora; the efficacy of religious folk-healing traditions among African American communities.
Career Plans: After obtaining his MA in Sociology, Tyler hopes to attend a PhD program for Sociology, focusing his research on folk-healing traditions in Southeastern North Carolina. He has published research on the relationship between religion and the human condition, has been invited to speak at the University of Oxford, Erfurt University, and the Imperial College of London. Tyler is also The Representative of the Graduate School at East Carolina University.
Hometown: Greenville, NC
Course of Study: First year of Graduate Studies
Research Interests: Power structures and societal inequalities
Career Plans: I would like to become an author and write books about the influences of institutional power
Hometown: Ibague, Colombia
Interests: Poverty and Inequality, Labor Market and Social Capital
Career Plans: I'm economist and I’ve
been working as professor of economics during the last ten years in a
University in my hometown. When I finish my MA in Sociology, I hope to attend a PhD program and
continue my work as professor and researcher.
Hometown: I consider Greenville my home, but I have spent the majority of my adult life in Charlotte, NC.
Course of Study: I will be completing a research practicum for my Master's Degree.
Career Plans: My plans are to work in Higher Education, either in student affairs, or teaching.
Hometown: Anchorage, AK
Course of Study: To be determined.
Research Interests: Human trafficking and Race and Gender inequality.
Career Plans: To work with human trafficking victims and work against it.
Hometown: Scituate, RI
Course of Study: Prep for Doctoral studies
Research Interest: Social Inequality, Social Stratification, Race, and Conflict.
Career Plans: I plan to be a college professor at a university that allows me to pursue my research interests.