Brent Curdy


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University 2018
  • M.A., Sociology, Duke University 2015
  • B.A., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley 2012
    • Highest distinction at the University and Highest Honors in Sociology
  • Arabic Language certification, Defense Language Institute 2003

Dissertation Title: "Error Revisited: the meaning and ramifications of variance for Affect Control Theory"

(Committee: Lynn Smith-Lovin (chair), Stephen Vaisey, Linda K. George, Kenneth Spenner)

Research and Teaching Interests

Survey Methods, Experiments with Human Subjects, Cross-Cultural Surveys, Identity theory, and Social Problems