Several members of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology have received awards while at Elon:
Tom Arcaro, professor of sociology and director of Project Pericles, received the 2005 Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching. Arcaro also was a co-recipient of the Elon College Excellence in Service/Leadership Award in 2005. He joined Elon's faculty in 1985.
Larry Basirico, professor of sociology, was selected for a 2002 Best of Elon Award. Basirico has been a member of Elon's sociology department since 1983. The annual Best of Elon awards are sponsored by the The Pendulum, Elon's campus newspaper. Students, faculty and staff nominate members of the Elon community for the awards.
Tom Henricks, professor of sociology, was the 1989-90 winner of Elon's Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching. Henricks joined the Elon faculty in 1977. Created to recognize excellence in scholarship, the award was established by President Emeritus J. Earl Danieley and his wife, Verona Daniels Danieley, in honor of their parents.
Tom Mould, assistant professor of sociology & general studies and director of the Social Science Fellows program, received the 2005-06 Elon College Faculty Excellence in Service/Leadership Award. He joined Elon's faculty in 2001.