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Fulton Wins Teaching Award

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Graduate Policy Committee has selected Brad Fulton as the 2014 Graduate Student Teaching Award winner. read more »


Fallin Hunzaker Wins ASA Paper Award

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Mary Beth Fallin Hunzaker won the Best Graduate Student Paper award for her paper "Making Sense of Misfortune: Cultural Schemas, Victim Redefinition, and the Perpetuation of Stereotypes" at the 2014 ASA's Social Psych Section.  This award recognizes the outstanding recent... read more »


Fulton Cited in Washington Post

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Brad Fulton was quoted in a Washington Post article that featured his co-authored study, which analyzed the cultural practices used by racially and socioeconomically diverse civic organizations to bridge social differences. This study was also featured in the Huffington Post and New York... read more »


Brady, Baker, and Finnigan Earn Honorable Mention

Friday, June 27, 2014

David Brady, Regina Baker, and Ryan Finnigan's article, "When Unionization Disappears: State-Level Unionization and Working Poverty in the United States," selected to receive Honorable Mention from the Committee of the Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Section of the American Sociological... read more »


Reynolds Awarded Ph.D.

Friday, June 27, 2014

On June 27th, 2014, Megan Reynolds successfully defended her dissertation: “Power, Policy and Health in Rich Democracies” Her committee consisted of: Linda K Goerge (Chair), Kenneth C. Land, Jessi Streib, David Brady, and  John D. Stephens read more »


Medwinter Wins NSF Grant

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Sancha Doxilly Medwinter won the National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral  Dissertation Research Improvement Grant for her dissertation research titled: Race, Class and Social Capital in Devastated Neighborhoods. Sancha’s project is a multi-method field study in New York City,... read more »


Childers Selected for Fulbright Student Award

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Trenita Childers was selected for a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to the Dominican Republic. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program of the United States.  She will join over 100,000 Fulbright U.S. Student Program alumni who have... read more »


Fulton Awarded Sanford Fellowship

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Brad Fulton was awarded a fellowship from the Sanford School's Center for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism. This fellowship provides support for Fulton’s research on social diversity within nonprofit organizations. read more »


Tavares Appointed NIA Pre-Doctoral Trainee

Monday, April 28, 2014

Carlos Tavares was appointed a National Institute of Aging T32 Pre-Doctoral Trainee through the Duke Population Research Institute (DuPRI). The Demography of Aging pre-doctoral program provides rigorous training for scholars pursuing research centered on aging. Tavares’ research will... read more »


Seamster Awarded Sanford Fellowship

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Louise Seamster was awarded a fellowship from the Sanford School'sCenter for the Study of Philanthropy and Voluntarism. This fellowship represents dissertation support for work on altruism, charitable giving and the nonprofit sector. read more »


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