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 »

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 »