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Read to mentor Dannenberg grant winner

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Freshman Ezgi Ustundag receives Dannenberg grant to work with Professor Jen'nan Read Ezgi Ustundag was successfully awarded a Dannenberg grant to work with Dr. Jen'nan Read on a project entitled, "The Influence of Islamic Centers on Muslim-American Identity Formation."  Ustendag was... read more »


Fulton Invited to Present Dissertation Research at NYU

Monday, December 10, 2012

NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service is hosting an event for Brad Fulton to present findings from his national study of community coalitions conducted with Richard Wood (University of New Mexico) and in collaboration with Interfaith Funders. http://wagner.nyu.edu/events/community-09-19-... read more »


Being A Woman In The Muslim World

Monday, December 10, 2012

Jen'nan Read gave a talk in San Antonio recently to 100+ business and community leaders and it was broadcast live on Texas Public Radio Jen'nan takes a special look at women living in the Arab/Muslim world of the 21st century in this presentation on gender in the Middle East. read more »


Jason Schnittker, UPenn, DuPRI speaker Thurs. Dec. 6 at 3:30p

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Jason Schnittker, UPenn, will be the DuPRI speaker. His talk, “Systems of Care and Systems of Corrections: Spillover Effects from Incarceration to Health Care,” will take place at 3:30pm in room 111 Social-Sciences on Thursday Dec. 6.  Incarceration research catalogues... read more »


Gereffi at Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing

Monday, December 3, 2012

On Nov. 12-14, 2012, Gary Gereffi attended the initial meeting of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Advanced Manufacturing in Dubai, UAE. Click herefor more info on the conference read more »


Teaching Award

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Duke Sociology continues to exhibit innovative and effective instruction in the undergraduate classroom. Destro, Hyde, and Spenner were recognized for earning student evaluations in the top 5% of the college. read more »


Ed Tiryakian gave the keynote address Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Ed Tiryakian gave the keynote address, “Durkheim's Les Formes Elémentaires de la Vie Religieuse : Past, Present and Future" at a conference marking the opening of the Durkheimian Studies Center at the Universidade Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. read more »


Eduardo Bonilla-Silva comments on the 2012 presidential election

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva comments on the 2012 presidential election in Contexts-sponsored conversation entitled The Social Significance of Barack Obama, Revisited read more »


Should there be a market in human organs?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Kieran Healy, Associate Professor in Sociology and the Kenan Institute for Ethics  Find out more read more »


Neoliberalism, Inequality and the Politics and Culture of Affirmative Action

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Caaar and The University of Malaya to Host Global Affirmative Action Conference at Duke. The conference will raise questions such as: Is racial or ethnic mixing, undercutting affirmative actions’ narrowly drawn evidence of differencing? Nov 9&10. This event is cosponsored by... read more »


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