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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 »


Son Awarded Ph.D.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

On April 10th, 2014, Inseo Son successfully defended his dissertation: “Yellow in White Suits: Race, Mobility, and Identity of Grown Children of Korean Immigrants” His committee consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla‐Silva (Chair), Bai Gao, Kenneth C. Land, Nan... read more »


Mendelsohn Awarded Ph.D.

Monday, April 7, 2014

On April 4th, 2014, S. Josh Mendelsohn successfully defended his dissertation: "Travel Networks Influence US City Prosperity" His committee consisted of: James Moody, Chair, Kieran Healy, Lisa Keister, Charles Becker, and Peter J. Mucha read more »


Ray Awarded Ph.D.

Monday, April 7, 2014

On April 4th, 2014, Victor Ray successfully defended his dissertation: "Collateral Damage: Race, Gender, and the Post-Combat Transition" His committee consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Co-Chair, Linda Burton, Co-Chair, Linda K. George, William Darity, Carol Stack, and... read more »


Rajan Selected for CPC Fellowship

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sowmya Rajan has been selected for a postdoctoral fellowship with the CPC starting in fall of 2014.  She will be working with working with Ilene Speizer and others. read more »


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