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Emma Zang Accepts Position at Yale University

Monday, February 11, 2019

Emma Xiaolu Zang, Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy (Sociology Track) has accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University beginning Fall 2019.   Emma has worked extensively with Scott Lynch, with whom she has co-authored two papers on their way to... read more »

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Nick Bloom Accepts Position With Deloitte

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Nick Bloom has accepted a position as a human-centered design consultant in Deloitte's Government and Public Services division in Rosslyn, VA. He will start work there in February 2019. read more »

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Bloom Successfully Defends PhD.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

On Friday, January 29, 2019, Nick Bloom successfully defended his dissertation titled: “Three Ways Social Factors Stratify Individual Choices About Organizations”.  His committee consisted of Martin Ruef (Chair), Kieran Healy, Scott Lynch, and Steve Vaisey. read more »

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Marcus Mann Accepts Position at Purdue University

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Marcus Mann has accepted a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of Sociology at Purdue University, focusing in the areas of computational social science and the sociology of knowledge. He will join the Purdue faculty in the Fall of 2019. read more »

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Josh Bruce Accepts Position at the University of Illinois

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Josh Bruce has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Organizational Behavior group of the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He will join the UIUC faculty in Fall 2019.   read more »

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Duke Professor Brought in as Expert in International Trade Disputes Involving China and Mexico

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dr. Gary Gereffi has a new book on Global Value Chains and Development: Redefining the Contours of 21st Century Capitalism, published by Cambridge University Press. It highlights the emergence of the global value chains (GVC) framework as a key paradigm for both researchers on globalization... read more »

Weed Successfully Defends PhD.

Friday, November 16, 2018

On Friday, November 16, 2018, Emi-Lou Weed successfully defended her dissertation entitled: “Emotion and Identity in the Transition to Parenthood”.  Her committee consisted of Lynn Smith-Lovin (Co-Chair), Linda Burton (Co-Chair), Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, and Linda George. read more »

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Duke Sociology Undergraduate Recognized by N.C. Sli as a member of the 2018 class of Latinx 20 under 20

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Axel Herrera Ramos, a Duke Sociology Undergraduate student has been recognized by N.C. Sli  as a member of the 2018 class of Latinx 20 under 20. The award recognizes North Carolina young scholars who are dedicated community advocates and inspiring leaders.  read more »

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Tyson Brown quoted in US News & World Report

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Dr. Tyson Brown quoted in U.S. News & World Report on Race and Population Health.  "Health disparities reflect the culmination of advantages for some and disadvantages for others," says Tyson Brown, a sociologist and director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research... read more »

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Department Welcomes Dr. Craig Rawlings to Duke

Monday, August 20, 2018

Craig M. Rawlings is interested in how meanings, ideas, beliefs, and feelings take shape and spread in groups. In modeling such processes, his research combines techniques from social network analysis with theories from social psychology, especially theories of interaction. He has applied these... read more »