Healy's Tweet Sparks Debate in New York Times

Friday, October 25, 2013

A tweet by Kieran Healy about the Nobel Prize in Economics prompted an Op-Ed piece by Harvard’s Raj Chetty in the New York Times, and began a debate that Paul Krugman and others have since weighed in on.  Chetty: read more »

Fulton Recognized by INFORMS/Organization Science

Monday, September 9, 2013

Brad Fulton was selected as a finalist for the INFORMS/Organization Science Dissertation Proposal Competition. He will present his research at the INFORMS conference in Minneapolis, MN on Oct. 5th. INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) is the international... read more »

Seamster Panelist at Howard Univ

Friday, September 6, 2013

Louise Seamster is an invited panelist in a "Conversation on Racism and Capitalism" at Howard University on November 20, 2013, sponsored by The Howard University Center for Urban Progress and the Economics Department. The conversation will include panelists such as Professor Ruth Wilson... read more »

Gold Recipient of Gerontology Award

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Gold to receive GSA's 2013 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award August 15th, 2013 The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)—the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging—has chosen Deborah T. Gold, PhD, of the Duke University Medical... read more »

Scott's Photo Essay in "CONTEXT"

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Hannah Scott, Duke Sociology (BA 2013), has been published in this quarter's issue of CONTEXT.  Hannah is currently in the rural sociology graduate program at The Ohio State University. She studies the persistence of family farming and systemic agricultural change. Hannah Scott... read more »

Gereffi at Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Gary Gereffi is participating at the World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting called the Fourth Global Review of Aid for Trade -- Connecting to Value Chains, July 8-10, 2013.  As the leading academic architect of the Global Value Chains (GVC) framework being used to organize the meeting,... read more »

Angel Harris to Duke

Monday, July 8, 2013

Another big hire by Duke Sociology! Dr. Angel Harris, a rising star in Sociology at Princeton, will join us from July onwards. Harris will have a joint appointment in Sociology and AAAS and he will also be the Co-Director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality in SSRI.... read more »

Sereny Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

On June 25th 2013, Melanie Sereny successfully defended her dissertation::  “Family Ties, Economic Resources, and Well-Being of Older Adults Across Communities in China.” Her committee consisted of: Angela M. O'Rand (Chair), Linda K. George, Kenneth C. Land, and Yi... read more »

Fulton Receives Anne F. Scott Fellowship

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Brad Fulton received this fellowship for the 2013-4 academic year to support ongoing research related to his National Study of Community Coalitions. His analysis will focus on the causes and consequences of racial and religious diversity within community coalitions. Through his research,... read more »

Brynildsen Young Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

On June 11th 2013, Wendy Brynildsen Young  successfully defended her dissertation::  “The Structure of Support: Exploring How Social Networks Influence the Physical and Mental Health of U.S. Adults.” Her committee consisted of: Linda K. George (Chair), James Moody,... read more »