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Kick named department head


Edward L. Kick

As of Sept. 1, Dr. Edward L. Kick is the new head of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at N.C. State University. The department is housed jointly in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Kick comes to N.C. State from Middle Tennessee State University, where he served as professor and chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology from 1999 to 2005. Before joining Middle Tennessee State, he held a variety of positions at the University of Utah, most recently as professor and chair of the Department of Sociology.

Kick earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, and master's and doctoral degrees in sociology from Indiana University.

- Suzanne Stanard