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Sociology Projects

Norfolk State University
Sociology Projects

The mission of the sociology department is to increase the understanding of social behavior by promoting original research and teaching individuals the principles and methodologies of sociology.


Sociology Cybersecurity Project

​Socio-Cybersecurity in the Curriculum (Targeted Infusion Project – National Science Foundation, 2016-2019).

Socio-Cybersecurity in Organizations (Excellence in Research Project – National Science Foundation, 2020-2023).

Socio-Cybersecurity at Norfolk State University aims to infuse cybersecurity within the social science undergraduate curricula through experiential learning. The project is funded by the national Science Foundation HBCU-UP Targeted Infusion project.


Stay/Leave Project - Virginia Department of Veterans Services (2023)

Point of Contact

Carlene-Buchanan-Turner.pngCarlene M. Turner, Ph.D.
Project PI & Sociology Department Chair
Sociology Department
Phone: 757-823-9078
Email: Socio-Cybersecurity@nsu.edu

 


Socioeconomic and Race Disparities Portsmouth, VA, Response to Natural Disasters - Department of Homeland Security

Point of Contact

Bernadette J. Holmes, Ph.D.
Project PI & Professor
Sociology Department
Phone: 757-823-8263
Email: bjholmes@nsu.edu

 

An Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Effort to Advance Children's Mental Health Equity - Hampton Roads Biomedical Research Consortium
 


Developing Teaching Modules to Strenghthen Sociology Undergraduates' Data Analyisis - HBCU UNCF Faculty Research Fellowship

Point of Contact

Yuying Shen, Ph.D.
Project PI & Associate Professor
Sociology Department
Phone: 757-823-2013
Email: yshen@nsu.edu

 


Director of Research - the Center for African American Public Policy (CAAmPP)

Point of Contact

Timothy Goler, Ph,.D.

Director of Research CAAmPP
Sociology Department
Email: tgoler@nsu.edu
Phone: 757-823-8023
Website: caampp.org