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Tong wins PAA Poster Award

Tong wins PAA Poster Award

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Guangyu Tong won a poster award at the Population Association of America at their annual meeting April 23-28, 2018.  His poster entitled "Social Context Interacting With Birth Weight Gene Influences Life Course Outcomes"  was presented on Thursday April 26, 2018.  The entire list of... read more »


Arriaga Accepts Position at Appalachian State

Arriaga Accepts Position at Appalachian State

Friday, April 27, 2018

Felicia Arriaga accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor, in the Sociology Department at Appalachian State University.  She will be teaching courses in the Criminology concentration.   read more »


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The ICSA “Graduate Student Paper Award” Renamed as “Nan Lin Graduate Student Paper Award”

Friday, April 20, 2018

“The rationale for this change is to recognize Prof. Nan Lin's pioneer and significant contributions to our association (NACSA) and the research on Chinese societies. Nan Lin is Oscar L. Tang Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Duke University. As a world-wide known and respected sociologist, he has... read more »


Chandler McMillan selected as Doctor Assistant in the Kuchnir Dermatology Bridge Year Program

Chandler McMillan selected as Doctor Assistant in the Kuchnir Dermatology Bridge Year Program

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Congratulations to sociology major, Chandler McMillan, for her selection as Doctor Assistant in the Kuchnir Dermatology Bridge Year Program. Chandler was selected as one of the top 18 best future doctors to join this prestigious training program in Boston before she begins medical school in 2019. read more »


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Curdy Successfully Defends PhD.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

On April 2, 2018, Brent H. Curdy successfully defended his dissertation titled: “Explaining Variance in Affect Control Theory: Cultural Consensus, Deflection, and Redefinition”.  His committee consisted of: Lynn Smith-Lovin(Chair), James Moody, Bai Gao, and Stephen Vaisey read more »


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Bartlett Successfully Defends PhD.

Monday, April 2, 2018

On April 2, 2018, Bryce J. Bartlett successfully defended his dissertation titled : “Well-being across Changing Social Landscapes”.  His committee consisted of: Linda K. George(Co-Chair), Scott Lynch(Co-Chair), Stephen Vaisey, and Kenneth C. Land. read more »


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Tavares Successfully Defends PhD.

Monday, April 2, 2018

On April 2, 2018, Carlos D. Tavares successfully defended his dissertation titled: “Dealing with Racism: Black Middle-Class Health in the 21st Century”  His committee consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva(Co-Chair), Linda George(Co-Chair), William "Sandy" Darity, Jessi Streib, and Tyson Brown. read more »


Jon Morgan Accepts Post-Doctoral Position at the Fachhochschule Potsdam / University of Applied Sciences.

Jon Morgan Accepts Post-Doctoral Position at the Fachhochschule Potsdam / University of Applied Sciences.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Morgan recently began a post-doctoral research position at the Fachhochschule Potsdam | University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam Germany. Morgan is working with an international team led by Jesse Hoey, Tobias Schröder, and Kimberly Rogers developing generative models of group interaction based on... read more »


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Homan Successfully Defends PhD.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

On March 22, 2018, Patricia A. Homan successfully defended her dissertation titled: "Structural Sexism and Health in the United States".  Her committee consisted of: Linda K. George(Co-Chair), Scott Lynch(Co-Chair), Tyson Brown, Jen'nan Read, and Laura Richman. read more »


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Morgan Successfully Defends PhD.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

On March 8, 2018, Jonathan H. Morgan successfully defended his dissertation titled: "The Duality of Identities and Groups: The Effects of Status Homophily on Social Interactions and Relations"  His committee consisted of  Lynn Smith-Lovin (Chair), James Moody, Christopher Bail, and Jesse... read more »


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