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Zimife Umeh selected to receive a 2017 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Zimife Umeh was selected to receive a 2017 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship for her research titled: “Examining the Consequences of Maternal Incarceration”. The Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship is sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the National Academies of... read more »


Childers Successfully Defends Ph.D

Thursday, March 23, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Trenita B. Childers successfully defended her Ph.D dissertation; "Trapped Like Monkeys in a Cage: Structural Racism and Mental Health in the Dominican Republic"  Her committe consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva(Co-Chair), Linda K. George(Co-Chair), Mary... read more »


Raphaël Charron-Chénier accepts position at Arizona State University

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Raphaël Charron-Chénier has accepted a tenure track assistant professor position in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University.  He will join the ASU faculty in the Fall of 2017. read more »


Childers Accepts UNC Post-Doc Fellowship

Monday, March 20, 2017

Trenita Childers has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC-Chapel Hill. The program is intended to expand the pool of investigators capable of undertaking policy-relevant mental health services and systems research. Through this fellowship, ... read more »


Webs of Minds and Ideas Bind Duke’s Campus

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sociology Professor James Moody was cited in Duke Today regarding the Scholars@Duke competition highlighting different approaches to visualizing the collaboration across the University. Moody and the team at the at the Duke Network Analysis Center decided to look at where scholars fit into Duke’s “... read more »


Hunzaker Defends Ph.D.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Mary Beth Hunzaker successfully defended her Ph.D dissertation "Cultural Cognition and Bias in Information Transmission". Her committee consisted of: Stephen Vaisey(Chair), Lynn Smith-Lovin, Kieran Healy, James Moody, and Linda Burton. read more »


Reece Successfully Defends Ph.D.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, Robert L. Reece successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation "Legacies of Slavery: An Analysis of the Dimensions of Slavery’s Post-Emancipation Effects" His Committee consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva(Chair), James Moody, Martin Ruef, and Zandria Robinson. read more »


Ph.D. Students' Study Published in Social Forces

Friday, February 3, 2017

Three Duke Sociology doctoral candidates — Patricia Homan, Lauren Valentino and Emi Weed — had their study “Being and Becoming Poor: How Cultural Schemas Shape Beliefs about Poverty” published in the March issue of Social Forces. This study, part of Mark Chaves' Logic of Inquiry course, provides a... read more »


Hunzaker Accepts Postion at New York University

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mary Beth Hunzaker has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor (tenure track) at New York University. She will join the Sociology Department faculty there in fall 2017. read more »


Reece Accepts Position at UT-Austin

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Robert Reece has accepted a Tenure Track position in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas Austin.  Starting in the fall of 2017 he will be an assistant professor of Sociology. read more »


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