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Freeland Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

On Nov 13, 2014, Robert Freeland successfully defended his dissertation: "Occupational Stratification and The Multidimensional Structure of Symbolic Meaning" His committee consisted of: Lynn Smith- Lovin, Chair, James Moody, Lisa Keister, and Kenneth C. Land read more »


Ashe to be panelist for Fordham Law school

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Austin Ashe was a panelist at Fordham Law School on November 5, 2014 which looked at the "Standards of Police Conduct. Title: Standards of Police Conduct Description: Recent tragic events involving the interaction between police officers and individuals call into question what standards... read more »


Childers selected for NSF Dissertation Grant

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Trenita Childers was selected for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral  Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her dissertation research titled: "We Are Not Foreigners: Immigrant Status and Mental Health Among Haitian Descendants in the Dominican Republic".... read more »


Seamster Awarded Paper Award

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Louise Seamster, with coauthors Kasey Henricks and Leighton Kenji Vila, are First Place recipients of the 2014 Graduate Student Paper Award by the Association for Black Sociologists (ABS) for their paper, “Antiracist Allies or White Noise:  Are White Working-Class Women Racial... read more »


Gauthier Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

On Sept 11, 2014, G. Robin Gauthier successfully defended her dissertation: "Anatomies of Kinship: Diversity in the formal structure of American Families" Her committee consisted of: James Moody, Chair, S. Phillip Morgan, Lynn Smith- Lovin, and Giovanna Merli read more »


Miles named PARISS Fellow

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Andrew Miles has been selected as a 2014-2015 fellow in the Program for Advanced Research In the Social Sciences (PARISS) at Duke’s Social Science Research Institute. In this capacity, he will teach courses on quantitative methods, advise undergraduate researchers, present findings from... read more »


Eagle Wins Vorsanger-Smith Award

Monday, August 4, 2014

David Eagle is the 2013-14 winner of the Vorsanger-Smith award which is presented annually to recognize overall excellence in the graduate program. read more »


Reese Named Student Scholar

Monday, July 28, 2014

Robert Reece has been named a 2014-15 student scholar in the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge at the Franklin Humanities Institute. At the PhD Lab, Robert will collaborate with scholars in and outside of the university to engage with the promises and challenges of a growing field of digital... read more »


Fulton co-authors ASR article

Monday, July 28, 2014

Brad Fulton's article, "The Role of Bridging Cultural Practices in Racially and Socioeconomically Diverse Civic Organizations", co-authored with Ruth Braunstein (UConn) and Rich Wood (UNM), has been published in the August 2014 edition of ASR. read more »


Son Accepts Postdoc at Korea Univ.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Inseo Son has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in the BK21PLUS Program in Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction, Department of Public Health Sciences, at Korea University, South Korea.  read more »


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