The Department of Sociology congratulates Professor Edwyn (Ed) Tiryakian, Lecturing Fellow of Markets and Management, on being named one of the top undergraduate instructors in the Social Sciences. These faculty are ranked in the top 5% for at least 2 of 3 categories, including: Overall Quality of Course, Overall Quality of Instructor, Intellectual Stimulation of Course.
Professor Tiryakian is the son of Edward Tiryakian, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Duke University, and he says of his father "...of course he takes all the credit for my achieving this. He takes credit every time!"
We are delighted to have such a talented educator in our department for our students.