Finnigan Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

On April 2nd 2013, Ryan Finnigan successfully defended his dissertation::  “New Urban Structural Change and Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Wages, Homeownership, and Health” His committee consisted of: David Brady, Chair, Kenneth C. Land, Linda K. George, Eduardo Bonilla-... read more »

Roth Awarded Ph.D.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

On April 2nd 2013, Leslie Roth successfully defended her dissertation:: "`Crack Babies' and `Illegals': Neo-liberalism, and Moral Boundary Maintenance of Race and Class" Her committee consisted of: Suzanne Shanahan (chair), Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Linda Burton, Linda K. George, and Edward... read more »

Baker awarded the 2013-2014 American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship

Monday, March 18, 2013

Regina Baker has been awarded awarded the 2013-2014 American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship. The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) supports the development and training of sociologists of color to ensure a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to assume... read more »

Christian published in World Bank study, Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading, and Gender

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A research project Michelle Christian and a few of Gary Gereffi's researchers at CGGC did for the World Bank has just published, Global Value Chains Economic Upgrading, and Gender.  Each researcher authored a separate chapter. Michelle's chapter "Global Value Chains, Economic Upgrading... read more »

Ray wins Sulzberger/Levitan Fellowship for 2013-14

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Victor Ray won the Sulzberger/Levitan Graduate Student Fellowship which supports the development of promising students who are interested in a career that blends basic social science with public policy. read more »

Medwinter Interviewed on WCBS Radio

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Interview with WCBS radio 880 up in New York City Studying Hurricane Sandy in DukeToday Sancha Medwinter, a Duke doctoral student is using post-Hurricane Sandy New York City as a laboratory for her sociology research. She has found that even with all manner of help available,... read more »

Sociology Graduate Student Receives NCSA Award

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

E. Paige Borelli, a 3rd year sociology Ph.D. student received the 2013 Himes Graduate Student Paper award from the North Carolina Sociological Association. Borelli received the award for her second year paper "The Limits of Solidarity: Bounded Solidarity and Immigrant Wealth in the U.S.",... read more »

Sociology Undergrad receives NCSA award

Friday, February 22, 2013

Senior Sociology Major Hannah Scott received the North Carolina Sociological Association's 2013 Himes Award for the best undergraduate paper.  The award comes with a certificate and a $150.00 check.  Her paper is titled, "Burley Tobacco Culture: A Visual Sociological Analysis of... read more »

Sociology now on iTunes U

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Duke Sociology is now on ITunes U.  Currently available are Brad Fulton's lectures for his course "Quantitative Analysis of Sociological Data" and the Jensen Series lectures. read more »

Weimer promoted to Major

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

2nd-year Sociology graduate student Laura Weimer was promoted to the rank of Major on 18 January, 2013 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.  Laura is an active duty Army officer earning her masters degree in Sociology prior to serving as an assistant professor of Leadership and Sociology at the... read more »