Dr. Stella  Hargett

Department Chair


Dr. Stella Hargett


B.A.      Sociology, Minor Social Work, Fayetteville State University, 1973
M.A.    Sociology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1974
Ph.D.    Sociology/ Social Psychology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1976
Postdoctorate, Educational Research, Michigan State University, 1981

Teaching Interests:    Social Psychology, Social Theory, Research Methods, Applied Sociology, Mass Media, Social Problems, Program Evaluation

Research Interests:    Transportation Patterns of African-American Elderly, Type II Diabetes in African-Americans, Intimate Partner Violence,  Minority Access to Post- Graduate STEM Program, Improving Internal Program Evaluation Processes

Recent Publications/ Reports/ Presentations

Smith, Robert  & Stella Hargett.  2011.  "Second Parenthoods: The Influence of Custodial Care of Children Among African-American Elderly on Their Travel Behaviors and Transportation Needs." DOT National Transportation Center, Morgan State University. 

Hargett, Stella. 2009.  "All Things to All People: Experiences and Challenges of an Internal Evaluator at a Historically Black College/University (HBCU)." Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, Florida. 

Hargett, Stella & Robert Smith.  2003. "Factors Influencing the Transportation Patterns of African-American Elderly: The Effects of Age, Gender, Household Structure and Residential Location." DOT National Transportation Center, Morgan State University.