Meet Our Students
Meet Some of Our Sociology Majors!
Mackenzie Marti Slater (‘17) is a Sociology major and History minor. Her major sociological interests are feminist sociology, political sociology, and cultural sociology. She studied abroad in London, England during spring of 2016 and Vienna, Austria during fall of 2016. She has served as the President, Vice President, and Secretary of the Pre-Law Society during her college career. She has worked as a research assistant for Dr. Gregory Parks since September of 2014 and is currently co-authoring an article with Dr. Parks on Philanthropy in Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities. At this time, she hopes to become an international lawyer or civil right attorney.
Alexandra Reyes (’18) is a Sociology and Economics double-major. She has worked as a research assistant in the Anthropology department and assists with Dr. Brown’s research on immigration policy. She received an ACC-IAC research grant to study the effects of Alabama’s 2011 anti-immigrant bill on Latinos’ sense of belonging and on public perceptions of Latino immigrants . Alex will spend her spring semester in Barcelona. After graduation, she hopes to earn a PhD in Sociology or pursue a career in marketing.
Sebastian Ivory (’17) is a Sociology and Politics and International Affairs double major. He was inspired to become a sociology major after taking Professor Wahl’s Social Problems course, which deepened his sense of empathy and gave him a stronger world-view. His primary interests include political sociology, social inequality, and the ways that sociology impacts public policy. He is a currently the Vice President of the Wake Forest College Democrats and Political Director of the College Democrats of North Carolina, as well as a member of the Anthony Aston Players and a recreational athlete. This summer he is interning on Capitol Hill with Representative Jim Langevin. Long term, Sebastian would like to either become a professor or work to influence public policy, before eventually running for elected office.