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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 »


Undergraduate Video Series

Friday, January 18, 2013

New undergraduate video series focuses on successful Duke Sociology undergrads and their experience with the program. Watch to learn about the exciting research students are able to participate in during their time at Duke Sociology. Simon Ho Kristen Lee read more »


Read was Panelist at World Affairs Councils of American

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Jen'nan Read to be Panelist at World Affairs Councils of American Programs. Read more read more »


Gereffi and Christian help organize for the Capturing the Gains Global Summit

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Michelle Christian and Gary Gereffi helped to organize the Capturing the Gains Global Summit and moderated conference panels.   'Capturing the Gains in Value Chains' global summit took place on 3-5 December 2012 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Summit aimed to define goals, agree... read more »


Read to mentor Dannenberg grant winner

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Freshman Ezgi Ustundag receives Dannenberg grant to work with Professor Jen'nan Read Ezgi Ustundag was successfully awarded a Dannenberg grant to work with Dr. Jen'nan Read on a project entitled, "The Influence of Islamic Centers on Muslim-American Identity Formation."  Ustendag was... read more »


Fulton Invited to Present Dissertation Research at NYU

Monday, December 10, 2012

NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service is hosting an event for Brad Fulton to present findings from his national study of community coalitions conducted with Richard Wood (University of New Mexico) and in collaboration with Interfaith Funders. http://wagner.nyu.edu/events/community-09-19-... read more »


Being A Woman In The Muslim World

Monday, December 10, 2012

Jen'nan Read gave a talk in San Antonio recently to 100+ business and community leaders and it was broadcast live on Texas Public Radio Jen'nan takes a special look at women living in the Arab/Muslim world of the 21st century in this presentation on gender in the Middle East. read more »


Jason Schnittker, UPenn, DuPRI speaker Thurs. Dec. 6 at 3:30p

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Jason Schnittker, UPenn, will be the DuPRI speaker. His talk, “Systems of Care and Systems of Corrections: Spillover Effects from Incarceration to Health Care,” will take place at 3:30pm in room 111 Social-Sciences on Thursday Dec. 6.  Incarceration research catalogues... read more »


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