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Bail Quoted In NPR Article

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dr. Chris Bail is quoted in an article on NPR How President Trump's Angry Tweets Can Ripple Across Social Media. He states that " We've created a situation in which our political leaders are rewarded for that kind of behavior, both from their bases and their electorate, but also from, you know,... read more »


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Aronson Successfully Defends PhD.

Friday, March 29, 2019

On Friday March 29, 2019, Brian Aronson successfully defended his dissertation entitled: “Networks of Competition: The Foundation of Market Structure and Competitive Constraint in Organizational Ecosystems".  His committee consisted of: Lisa Keister(Co-Chair), James Moody(Co-Chair),... read more »


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Brauer Successfully Defends PhD.

Monday, March 25, 2019

On Monday, March 25, 2019 Simon Brauer successfully defended his dissertation entitled: “Cohort Succession, Intergenerational Transmission, and the Decline of Religion in the United States”.  His committee consisted of: Mark Chaves(Chair), Jen’nan Read, Linda K. George, and Stephen Vaisey. read more »


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Young Successfully Defends PhD.

Monday, March 25, 2019

On Monday, March 25, 2019 Bethany Young successfully defended her dissertation entitled: “Brown Sugar and Spice: Exploring Black Girlhood at Elite, White Schools”. Her committee consisted of; Eduardo Bonilla-Silva(Co-Chair), Lynn Smith-Lovin(Co-Chair), Sarah Gaither, Tyson Brown, and Jessi Streib. read more »


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Mann Successfully Defends PhD.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

On Thursday March 21, 2019, Marcus Mann successfully defended his dissertation entitled: "How Political Differentiation of Knowledge Authority Affects Public Understandings of Science and Political Media”.  His committee members were Christopher Bail(Chair), James Moody, Lynn Smith-Lovin, and... read more »


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Bruce Successfully Defends PhD.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Joshua Bruce successfully defended his PhD. dissertation titled: "Career Dynamics in the U.S. Civil Service".  His committee consisted of: Martin Ruef, (Chair), Stephen Vaisey, Joao “John” de Figueiredo, and James Moody. read more »


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West Wins Baugh Fellowship

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Jessie West is the recipient of the Graduate School's 2019-2020 Phillip Jackson Baugh Fellowship for her dissertation research on stress proliferation and disability from a life course perspective. This one-year competitive fellowship is for the promotion of careers and interest in the areas of... read more »


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Copeland awarded the Katherine Goodman Stern Fellowship

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Molly Copeland is the recipient of the Graduate School's 2019-2020 Katherine Goodman Stern Fellowship.  This competitive one-year fellowship is awarded to advanced students in the write-up stage of their dissertation. The Stern Fellowship provides an annual stipend, as well as... read more »


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Lisa Keister asks, “Whose income in the family is responsible for them being in the 1% group?”

Friday, February 22, 2019

Women in the One Percent: Gender Dynamics in Top Income Positions Duke Professor, Lisa Keister and her coauthors, in an article published in American Sociological Review, delve in to the question of whose income is responsible for pushing a households’ income level into the one percent stratum... read more »


Sociology Faculty Take Part in 2019 Intellectual Community Planning Grants

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Provost and the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies annually support the creation of new collaborative groups of Duke faculty.  Each collaboration is provided seed money support for one calendar year to develop joint grant applications or sustainable products such as research... read more »


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