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Dr. Leslie Hossfeld Presentation:  For Regional Engagement

The Center for Diversity and Inequality Research and the Department of Sociology hosted Dr. Leslie Hossfeld on November 17th, 2014. If you were unable to attend you can find the presentation here.

Hossfeld visit

David Cunningham Visit

The Center for Diversity and Inequality Research and the Department of Sociology sponsored the October 16th, 2013 visit of Brandeis sociologist, Dr. David Cunningham. He visited with a large assembly of Rose High School students and sociology students enrolled in a research methodology course. Dr. Cunningham participated in an informal discussion with faculty members from various Harriott College of Arts and Sciences departments. He also delivered a presentation to students, faculty members and people from the community at Sheppard Memorial Library. Each presentation focused upon his recent book, Klansville, U.S.A. The research-based book highlights the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan in NC in opposition to 1960's civil rights legislation. NC led the nation in KKK activity and membership.

Cunningham flier

The Dirty Little Secret: Police Perjury and Justice
with Morgan Cloud, Charles Howard Chandler Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 1031 Bate Building

Morgan Cloud teaches and writes about criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law.  He practiced law as a trial lawyer and litigator in Florida and California before joining the Emory faculty.  He served as a program director for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy for more than 20 years and currently lectures to practicing attorneys around the country about trial practice and civil litigation. 

Grand Opening of CDIR
Thursday, April 15th at Brewster D303

with special guest, Dr. Jesse Peel


(From left to right) Dr. Jesse Peel with Dr. Leon Wilson, former Chair of ECU Department of Sociology, and Dr. Lee Maril,  former Director of CDIR.


Brewster D-303
Tel: 252.328.6768