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 »

Read Wins Grant

Monday, March 31, 2014

Dr. Jen’nan Ghazal Read was awarded 1st place in a research grant competition at the Hamad Medical Corporation during a special ceremony this past Thursday in Doha, Qatar. The project is entitled “Social and Cultural Determinants of Emergency Department Use,” and the $100,000... read more »

Mueller Awarded John Wesley Fellowship

Monday, March 24, 2014

Collin Mueller was awarded a John Wesley Fellowship through A Foundation for Theological Education to support his doctoral studies. The John Wesley Fellows program is designed to promote the renewal of theological education by supporting promising United Methodist scholars who are... read more »

Baker Awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for 2014-15

Monday, March 24, 2014

Regina Baker was awarded a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for 2014-15. The awards are give to individuals who, in the judgment of the review panels, have demonstrated superior academic achievement, are committed to a career in teaching and research at the college or university level,... read more »

Childers Awarded James B. Duke International Research Travel Fellowship

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Trenita Childers was awarded a James B. Duke International Research Travel Fellowship to support her dissertation research.  The fellowship is designed to support students conducting research abroad.  During the 2014-2015 academic year, Trenita will conduct ethnographic research on... read more »

Rajan Awarded Ph.D.

Monday, February 24, 2014

On February 24th, 2014, Sowmya Rajan  successfully defended her dissertation:   "Essays on Fertility and Fertility Preferences in India"   Her committee consisted of: Kenneth C. Land, Co-Chair, S. Philip Morgan, Co-Chair, Linda K. George, Elizabeth Frenkenberg, Yong Cai... read more »

Son paper accepted in Discourse and Society

Monday, February 24, 2014

In Seo Son's paper has been accepted in Discourse and Society. The title of the paper is "Partly Colored or Almost White?: Racial Intermediacy and Identificational Ambivalence of Grown Children of Korean Immigrants." It is scheduled for publication in DISCOURSE & SOCIETY 25(6)  in... read more »

Tian Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

On February 17th, 2014, Feng (Felicia) Tian successfully defended her dissertation: "Standing firmly upon ground: transition to adulthood in reform-era China" Her committee consisted of: Angela O’Rand, Co-Chair, S. Philip Morgan, Co-Chair, Stephen Vaisey, Nan Lin, and... read more »