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A memorial in honor of Raj Mohan, former professor of sociology in the College of Liberal Arts, will be held on Friday, March 4 from 3:30-6 p.m. at Pebble Hill. Mohan passed away on Jan. 30, 2016. Mohan, began a sociology journal, Indian Sociological Bulletin, at an early age. This name was later changed to International Journal of Contemporary Sociology. Mohan came to the United States in 1968 and earned an M.A. in sociology at the University of Maine and a Ph.D. in sociology at North Carolina State University. He came to Auburn University in 1973 as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and was promoted to full professor in 1984. He was a dedicated teacher, a widely published researcher, a long-time editor of an international scholarly journal and an active participant in university service. He formally retired in 2014 from Auburn University with the distinction Professor Emeritus. The memorial is open to those in the University community who would like to attend. For more information, contact Allen Furr at