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 »

Smith Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

On April 9th 2013, Jeff Smith successfully defended his dissertation::  “Measuring Social Change as Categorical Change” His committee consisted of: James Moody (Co-Chair), J. Miller McPherson(Co-chair), Lynn Smith-Lovin, and Peter J. Mucha (UNC). read more »

Rackin and Burton each featured in GIST, Spring 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Heather Rackin's article, "Marriage & Fertility", explores the links between marriage and fertility with a focus on how cognitive schemas and material conditions interact for low-income blacks. Linda Burton's aticle, "Influencing Social PoliciesThrough Data", focuses on children and... read more »

Finnigan Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

On April 2nd 2013, Ryan Finnigan successfully defended his dissertation::  “New Urban Structural Change and Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Wages, Homeownership, and Health” His committee consisted of: David Brady, Chair, Kenneth C. Land, Linda K. George, Eduardo Bonilla-... read more »

Roth Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

On April 2nd 2013, Leslie Roth successfully defended her dissertation:: "`Crack Babies' and `Illegals': Neo-liberalism, and Moral Boundary Maintenance of Race and Class" Her committee consisted of: Suzanne Shanahan (chair), Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Linda Burton, Linda K. George, and Edward... read more »

Baker awarded the 2013-2014 American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

Monday, March 18, 2013

Regina Baker has been awarded awarded the 2013-2014 American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship. The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) supports the development and training of sociologists of color to ensure a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume... read more »

Christian published in World Bank study, Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading, and Gender

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A research project Michelle Christian and a few of Gary Gereffi's researchers at CGGC did for the World Bank has just published, Global Value Chains Economic Upgrading, and Gender.  Each researcher authored a separate chapter. Michelle's chapter "Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading... read more »

Ray wins Sulzberger/Levitan Fellowship for 2013-14

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Victor Ray won the Sulzberger/Levitan Graduate Student Fellowship which supports the development of promising students who are interested in a career that blends basic social science with public policy. read more »

Medwinter Interviewed on WCBS Radio

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Interview with WCBS radio 880 up in New York City Studying Hurricane Sandy in DukeToday Sancha Medwinter, a Duke doctoral student is using post-Hurricane Sandy New York City as a laboratory for her sociology research. She has found that even with all manner of help available,... read more »

Sociology Graduate Student Receives NCSA Award

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

E. Paige Borelli, a 3rd year sociology Ph.D. student received the 2013 Himes Graduate Student Paper award from the North Carolina Sociological Association. Borelli received the award for her second year paper "The Limits of Solidarity: Bounded Solidarity and Immigrant Wealth in the U.S.",... read more »