Fu wins PARISS Fellowhip

Friday, May 17, 2013

Qiang Fu has been selected as a Fellow in the Program for Advanced Research in the Social Sciences (PARISS) for the 2013-2014 academic year.  Selection as a PARISS Fellow requires significant accomplishments to date and a commitment to learning in an interdisciplinary environment that... read more »

Curdy wins FLAS Fellowship

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Brent Curdy has been selected to receive a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship for the academic year 2013-2014 to study the Arabic langauge and area studies. The amount of the fellowship award is $33,000. read more »

Sereny Brasher has accepted position at Dickinson College

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Melanie Sereny Brasher has accepted a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the department of Sociology at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. read more »

Land Named to Southern Sociological Society Roll of Honor

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, April 24-27, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia, Kenneth C. Land, John Franklin Crowell Professor of Sociology and Demography,  was named to the Society’s Roll of Honor.  Appointment to the Roll of Honor is the greatest... read more »

2013 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Southern Sociological Society gives this award to honor individuals, departments, schools, institutions, or other collective actors for their outstanding contributions to the teaching of sociology at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. This is not an award simply for being an... read more »

Son Awarded Janet Chiang Grant

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Inseo Son, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology, has been awarded the Janet Chiang Grant from Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute. The grant will fund his dissertation project titled "Yellow Job: Race, Mobility, and Identity of Grown Children of Korean Immigrants," examining social... read more »

Certificate in Documentary Studies Project Presentations and Exhibit: “Beyond the Front Porch 2013″

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Eight graduating seniors who are completing the Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University will present their final projects to the public in an open house celebration at the Center for Documentary Studies. ...more read more »

Borelli Awarded Janet Chiang Grant

Friday, April 19, 2013

Paige Borelli, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, received the Janet Chiang grant, which is awarded annually by Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute. The grant will fund Borelli’s dissertation research in Los Angeles this summer, which will use respondent-driven sampling to apply a survey... read more »

Duke Sociology Department Second-year Paper Presentations

Friday, April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Room 329 – Soc/Psych Bldg Mary Beth Fallin Hunzaker  “Justice, justification, and the perpetuation of stereotypes” Joshua J. Fink & Dave Brady   “Immigration and attitudes toward... read more »

Rogers Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

On April 10th 2013, Kim Rogers successfully defended her dissertation:: : “Mapping the Social Ecology of Culture: Social Position, Connectedness, and Influence as Predictors of Systematic Variation in Affective Meaning” Her committee consisted of: Lynn Smith-Lovin, Chair,... read more »