Duke Sociology Class of 2021

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The Department of Sociology would like to recognize and congratulate the Class of 2021. Although your graduation is certainly different from what all of us imagined, it does not take away from the hard-work and dedication you exemplified on the way to your degree!

You should be proud of yourself – we certainly are!

2021 Undergraduate Student Awards

Lauren Berman

Highest Academic Achievement Award 

Felicia Guo

Ida Harper Simpson Award for Best Honor's Thesis
"Trust and Efficacy in the Doctor's Office: The Effect of Patient-Physician Trust on Chronic Disease Patients' Activation Levels" 

Syann Cadogan

Linda K. George Award for Excellence in the Scholarship of Health and Society
"An International Comparison of COVID-19 Rates and Policies in Prisons in the United States, China, and England" 


Messages from the Faculty

Watch video messages from several of our faculty, including Department Chair Jen'nan Read, Director of Undergraduate Studies Jenifer Hamil Luker, Christopher Bail, Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Mark Chaves, Craig Michael Rawlings, Maria Febbo, Jessi Streib, Christopher Wildeman, and Ashley Lauren Harrell King.