Sereny Brasher has accepted position at Dickinson College

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Melanie Sereny Brasher has accepted a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the department of Sociology at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. read more »

Land Named to Southern Sociological Society Roll of Honor

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

At the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, April 24-27, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia, Kenneth C. Land, John Franklin Crowell Professor of Sociology and Demography,  was named to the Society’s Roll of Honor.  Appointment to the Roll of Honor is the greatest... read more »

2013 Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Southern Sociological Society gives this award to honor individuals, departments, schools, institutions, or other collective actors for their outstanding contributions to the teaching of sociology at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. This is not an award simply for being an... read more »

Son Awarded Janet Chiang Grant

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Inseo Son, a Ph.D. candidate in sociology, has been awarded the Janet Chiang Grant from Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute. The grant will fund his dissertation project titled "Yellow Job: Race, Mobility, and Identity of Grown Children of Korean Immigrants," examining social... read more »

Certificate in Documentary Studies Project Presentations and Exhibit: “Beyond the Front Porch 2013″

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Eight graduating seniors who are completing the Certificate in Documentary Studies at Duke University will present their final projects to the public in an open house celebration at the Center for Documentary Studies. ...more read more »

Borelli Awarded Janet Chiang Grant

Friday, April 19, 2013

Paige Borelli, a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, received the Janet Chiang grant, which is awarded annually by Duke Asian/Pacific Studies Institute. The grant will fund Borelli’s dissertation research in Los Angeles this summer, which will use respondent-driven sampling to apply a survey... read more »

Duke Sociology Department Second-year Paper Presentations

Friday, April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013 - 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Room 329 – Soc/Psych Bldg Mary Beth Fallin Hunzaker  “Justice, justification, and the perpetuation of stereotypes” Joshua J. Fink & Dave Brady   “Immigration and attitudes toward... read more »

Rogers Awarded Ph.D.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

On April 10th 2013, Kim Rogers successfully defended her dissertation:: : “Mapping the Social Ecology of Culture: Social Position, Connectedness, and Influence as Predictors of Systematic Variation in Affective Meaning” Her committee consisted of: Lynn Smith-Lovin, Chair,... read more »

Smith Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

On April 9th 2013, Jeff Smith successfully defended his dissertation::  “Measuring Social Change as Categorical Change” His committee consisted of: James Moody (Co-Chair), J. Miller McPherson(Co-chair), Lynn Smith-Lovin, and Peter J. Mucha (UNC). read more »

Rackin and Burton each featured in GIST, Spring 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Heather Rackin's article, "Marriage & Fertility", explores the links between marriage and fertility with a focus on how cognitive schemas and material conditions interact for low-income blacks. Linda Burton's aticle, "Influencing Social PoliciesThrough Data", focuses on children and... read more »