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Ph.D. Students' Study Published in Social Forces

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

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

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

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

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

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 »


George Among 3 Alumni Named to Inaugural Class of Few-Glasson Society

George Among 3 Alumni Named to Inaugural Class of Few-Glasson Society

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Linda George, Arts and Sciences Professor of Sociology at Duke, who earned her Ph.D. in Sociology at Duke in 1975, was recognized an inductee into the Duke Graduate School Few-Glasson Alumni Society. The society recognized graduates of the school who have distinguished themselves through their... read more »


Childers Published in "The Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2016"

Childers Published in "The Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2016"

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Trenita Childers' co-authored chapter with San Juanita Garcia (UNC-Chapel Hill), "The Racial Implications of Immigration Policy" was published in the The Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2016.  Written by a highly respected team of contributors brought together by the Society for the... read more »


Reese Study Featured in "Duke Research"

Reese Study Featured in "Duke Research"

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Robert Reece's peer-reviewed study finds that the simple perception of exoticism sways people to see multiracial blacks as better-looking. Reese also notes "Being exotic is a compelling idea, so people are attracted to a certain type of difference. It’s also partially just racism – the notion... read more »


Mueller Wins Research Award

Mueller Wins Research Award

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Collin Mueller's research on the experiences of uninsured patients with faith-based organizations in the healthcare safety net has been selected to receive a Scientific Study of Religion Student Research Award. This grant is in the amount of $3,000." read more »


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