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Bartlett Awarded Vorsanger-Smith Scholar Award

Friday, May 12, 2017

Bryce J. Bartlett has been named the 2016-2017 Vorsanger-Smith Scholar.  The Vorsanger-Smith Scholar Award is presented annually to recognize overall excellence in the graduate program. Excellence is assessed for all areas of performance in the programs, including coursework, examinations... read more »


Patricia Homan's recent study is gaining National Attention

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Patricia Homan’s recent study, "Political gender inequality and infant mortality in the United States, 1990-2012", was published in Social Science and Medicine and was featured in The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, and The Pacific Standard. read more »


Dr. Gary Gereffi on "Trump's protectionism and NAFTA -- a losing proposition"

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Dr. Gary Geriffi authored an article on why President Trump did not pull out of NAFTA and the effect on the economy.  Read more: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2017/04/28/understanding-trade-relations-in-a-value-chain-linked-world/ read more »


Dr. Christopher Bail Awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dr. Christopher Bail, Douglas and Ellen Lowey Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Policy was named a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellows, the Carnegie Corporation of New York announced Tuesday, April 25, 2017.  See http://sanford.duke.edu/articles/napoli-bail-awarded-carnegie-fellowships... read more »


Sociology Major, Judge Mike Morgan, Featured in The Chronicle

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

North Carolina Supreme Court Judge Mike Morgan — the first African American elected to the State Supreme Court without first being appointed by the governor — discussed in a Duke Chronicle article how Duke University impacted his career. Morgan is a 1976 Duke history and sociology major.  You... read more »


Joshua Fink accepts position with San Antonio Spurs

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Joshua Fink has accepted a full-time position with the NBA Franchise the San Antonio Spurs. He will work in the front office as their Basketball Operations Data Scientist. read more »


Ashe accepts position at Xavier University

Monday, April 17, 2017

Austin Ashe accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position at Xavier University of Louisiana in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. read more »


Austin Ashe

Ashe Successfully Defends Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

On April 3, 2017, Austin W. Ashe successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled: “Criminal Injustice: Race, Representative Bureaucracy and New York City's Criminal Justice System”. His committee consisted of Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (Chair), Linda Burton, Mark Anthony Neal, and Kenneth Spenner... read more »


Charron-Chénier Successfully Defends Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

On April 3, 2017, Raphaël Charron-Chénier successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled: “Race and Consumption: Consumer Markets and the Production of Racial Inequality”. His committee consisted of Kieran Healy (Chair), Stephen Vaisey, Eduard Bonilla-Silva, and Lisa Keister. read more »


Fink Successfully Defends Ph.D.

Monday, April 3, 2017

On March 29, 2017, Joshua J. Fink successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation entitled: "Crime, Policing, and Social Status: Identifying Elusive Mechanisms Using New Statistical Approaches".  His committee consisted of: Kieran Healy (Chair), Patty McCall, David Brady, Kenneth C. Land, and... read more »


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