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Carlos Tavares Accepts Position at Lafayette College

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Carlos Tavares has accepted a tenure-track position as assistant professor of sociology at Lafayette College.  He will be starting in the fall of 2018 in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. read more »

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Professor Brown featured in POLITICO on routes toward ending structural racism and achieving health equity

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

From POLITICO: Tyson Brown is an assistant professor of sociology and director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research at Duke University.  The most important decision we can make today to improve population health tomorrow is to address structural racism and its... read more »

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Patricia Homan Accepts Position at Florida State University

Monday, January 8, 2018

Patricia Homan has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology at Florida State University. She will join the FSU faculty in the Fall of 2018. read more »

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Linda Burton Featured at 2017 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference

Friday, January 5, 2018

Center Director Linda Burton, James B. Duke Professor of Sociology at Duke University, was a featured plenary speaker at the 2017 National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference on November 17, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. In her presentation, “When Ethnography Comes Home to Roost: Andre, the... read more »

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Tony Bardo Accepts Position at University of Kentucky

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Tony Bardo has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology at the University of Kentucky. He will join the UK faculty in the Fall of 2018. read more »

Angel Harris will be a keynote speaker at the National Association for Gifted Children in Charlotte, NC

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Keynotes Thursday November 9, 2017—Create Change General Session 3:00 PM Angel Harris, Ph.D., Duke University Research shows that children from minority groups and living in poverty are 250% less likely to be identified for gifted programs, even when they are performing at the same... read more »

Duke Was Well-Represented at a Major International Conference in Beijing September 15-17 2017 on Changes in the Networked Society

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

From left to right are: Cheng Shiqiang, Lecturer in the Department of Sociology in Central University of Finance and Economics, pre-doctoral fellow at Duke in 2014-15; Lynn Smith-Lovin and Nan Lin, faculty at Duke; Xueguang Zhou, faculty at Duke from 1994-2006, now Chair of Sociology at Stanford... read more »

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Duke dominates Mathematical Sociology Section at ASA in Montreal

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

This year, Duke faculty and students dominated the awards and offices of the ASA Section on Mathematical Sociology.  From left to right: Kimberly Rogers (Duke PhD, now at Dartmouth College) won the award for best contribution for her ASR article (with Tobias Schroder and Jesse Hoey); Jaemin... read more »

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Introducing Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, 2018 ASA President

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

"Eduardo Bonilla-Silva represents the best of sociology. As the 2018 American Sociological Association President, we can be sure he will represent the discipline with both integrity and brutal honesty, paving the path for a more inclusive ASA."  For more information please see the full article... read more »

Mark Chaves awarded "Distinguished Article" award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

Monday, October 16, 2017

An article by Duke sociology professor Mark Chaves and David Voas, of University College London,  won the 2017 Distinguished Article Award given by the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. The article, "Is the United States a Counterexample to the Secularization Thesis?", appeared in... read more »