Childers Accepts UNC Post-Doc Fellowship

Monday, March 20, 2017

Trenita Childers has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC-Chapel Hill. The program is intended to expand the pool of investigators capable of undertaking policy-relevant mental health services and systems research. Through this fellowship, ... read more »

Webs of Minds and Ideas Bind Duke’s Campus

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Sociology Professor James Moody was cited in Duke Today regarding the Scholars@Duke competition highlighting different approaches to visualizing the collaboration across the University. Moody and the team at the at the Duke Network Analysis Center decided to look at where scholars fit into Duke’s “... read more »

Hunzaker Defends Ph.D.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Mary Beth Hunzaker successfully defended her Ph.D dissertation "Cultural Cognition and Bias in Information Transmission". Her committee consisted of: Stephen Vaisey(Chair), Lynn Smith-Lovin, Kieran Healy, James Moody, and Linda Burton. read more »

Reece Successfully Defends Ph.D.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, Robert L. Reece successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation "Legacies of Slavery: An Analysis of the Dimensions of Slavery’s Post-Emancipation Effects" His Committee consisted of: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva(Chair), James Moody, Martin Ruef, and Zandria Robinson. read more »

Ph.D. Students' Study Published in Social Forces

Friday, February 3, 2017

Three Duke Sociology doctoral candidates — Patricia Homan, Lauren Valentino and Emi Weed — had their study “Being and Becoming Poor: How Cultural Schemas Shape Beliefs about Poverty” published in the March issue of Social Forces. This study, part of Mark Chaves' Logic of Inquiry course, provides a... read more »

Hunzaker Accepts Postion at New York University

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mary Beth Hunzaker has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor (tenure track) at New York University. She will join the Sociology Department faculty there in fall 2017. read more »

Reece Accepts Position at UT-Austin

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Robert Reece has accepted a Tenure Track position in the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas Austin.  Starting in the fall of 2017 he will be an assistant professor of Sociology. read more »

Dupre's Study Appears in Journal of the American Heart Association

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Duke Professors Matthew Dupre (Community and Family Health, and Sociology) and Renato Lopes (Medicine) published the first prospective investigation of how martial history is related to survival after stroke in the United States. The paper, which appeared in the Journal of the American Heart... read more »

Mueller Awarded ASA Grant

Monday, November 21, 2016

Collin Mueller was featured in the November issue of Footnotes as a recipient of a research grant awarded by the ASA. In the November issue of Footnotes, Collin Mueller was featured as a recipient of a Community Action Research Initiative grant award to support a collaborative, multi-method... read more »

Dawson Successfully Defends Ph.D

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

On Nov. 2, 2016, Jessica Dawson successfully defends her dissertation “Errors in Judgment: How Status, Values, and Moral Foundations Influence Moral Judgments of Guilt and Punishment” Her Committee consisted of: Lynn Smith-Lovin (Chair), Steve Vaisey, Kenneth Spenner, and Edward Tiryakian read more »