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Faculty:
  • Rebecca L. Bach, Associate Professor of the Practice Emerita
    Specialties: Gender and Sexuality, Stratification/Mobility, Applied Sociology
  • Christopher A. Bail, Douglas and Ellen Lowey Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, James B. Duke Professor
    Specialties: Racial Stratification, Social Theory, Critical Race Methods, Political Sociology, Latinos, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Epistemology
  • Tyson Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research
    Specialties: life course and aging inequality, race/ethnic and gender stratification, social demography, health disparities, wealth mobility, and quantitative methods
  • Linda Burton, James B. Duke Professor of Sociology and Senior Fellow of Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Affiliate of the Center for Biobehavioral Health Disparities Research
    Specialties: Poverty, Intergenerational Families, Family Life Course Transitions, Neighborhood Context, Ethnographic Methods
  • Mark Chaves, Professor and Professor of Religion, (joint with Divinity School)
    Specialties: social organization of religion
  • Bai Gao, Professor
    Specialties: Economic Sociology, Globalization, Comparative/Historical Sociology, Comparative Political Economy
  • Linda K. George, Arts and Sciences Professor of Sociology and Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Nursing and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Associate Director of Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
    Specialties: social antecedents of physical and mental health social factors affecting recovery from illness stress and social support religion and health life course trajectories
  • Gary Gereffi, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Globalization, Governance and Competitiveness and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
    Specialties: Development, Comparative/Historical Sociology, Economy and Society
  • Jenifer Hamil Luker, Assistant Professor of the Practice
  • Angel L. Harris, Professor and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Affiliate of Center for Child and Family Policy, (joint with Sanford School of Public Policy)
    Specialties: Social inequality Policy Education
  • Kieran Healy, Associate Professor (joint with Kenan Institute for Ethics)
    Specialties: Economic Sociology Sociology of Culture Organizations Social Theory
  • Scott M. Lynch, Professor and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center, (joint with Community and Family Medicine, Community Health)
    Specialties: Social Epidemiology Quantitative Methodology Demography Sociology of Aging
  • James Moody, Robert O. Keohane Professor of Sociology and Faculty Director of the Duke Network Analysis Center (DNAC) and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
    Specialties: Social networks theory quantitative methodology
  • Lisa A. Moody, Gilhuly Family Professor and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center, (joint with Sanford School of Public Policy)
    Specialties: Economic sociology Organizations Social networks Wealth Personal finance Business start-up Immigration Consumption and spending
  • Jen'nan Read, Professor of Sociology and Associate Research Professor of Global Health and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
    Specialties: Gender, Ethnicity, Health, and Religion
  • Martha Reeves, Professor of the Practice and Director of Markets and Management Certificate Program
  • Martin Ruef, The Jack and Pamela Egan Professor of Entrepreneurship and Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Chair
    Specialties: Organizational Theory Economic Sociology Historical / Comparative Sociology Network Analysis
  • Lynn Smith-Lovin, Robert L. Wilson Professor of Sociology and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
    Specialties: Social Psychology, Emotions, Gender, Group Processes
  • Jessi Streib, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
  • Stephen Vaisey, Professor of Sociology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Director of Graduate Studies (on Sabbatical)
    Specialties: Culture and Cognition, Action Theory, Quantitative Methods
  • Tiantian Yang, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    Specialties: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Organizations, Economic Sociology Social Inequality Labor Markets Social Networks Gender Quantitative Methods
Secondary Appointment:
  • Lee D. Baker, Mrs. Alexander Hehmeyer Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies and Director of the Program in International Comparative Stu and Chair of Cultural Anthropology and Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Philip J. Cook, ITT/Terry Sanford Professor Emeritus of Public Policy Studies and Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Economics and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Affiliate of the Center for Chid and Family Policy
    Specialties: Alcohol and Drugs, Economy and Society
  • Michaeline A. Crichlow, Professor (joint with African and African American Studies)
  • Jonathon Cummings, Professor of Business Adminstration and Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Matthew E. Dupre, Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences and Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine and Sociology and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Senior Fellow in Center for Study of Aging and Membership of Duke Clinical Research Institute
    Specialties: Medical Sociology Social Epidemiology Cardiovascular Disease Mortality Life Course
  • Elizabeth Frankenberg, Research Professor and Professor of Economics and Affiliate, Duke Global Health Institute of Duke Global Health Institute and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging, (joint with Sanford School of Public Policy)
  • Christina M. Gibson-Davis, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Affiliate of Center for Child and Family Policy, (joint with Sanford School of Public Policy and Psychology and Neuroscience)
  • Deborah T. Gold, Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Research Professor of Sociology and Psychology and Neuroscience and Senior Fellow of Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
    Specialties: Aging/Social Gerontology, Medical Sociology, Mental Health
  • Frances S. Hasso, Associate Professor (joint with Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies and International Comparative Studies and History)
  • Arie Y. Lewin, Professor Emeritus of Fuqua School of Business and Professor of Sociology and Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • M. Giovanna Merli, Professor and Director of Duke Population Research Center and Research Professor of Global Health, (joint with Sanford School of Public Policy)
  • Ashleigh S. Rosette, Associate Professor (joint with Fuqua School of Business)
Visiting Faculty:Faculty Emeriti:
  • Kenneth C. Land, John Franklin Crowell Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Co-Director of the Biodemographic Research Unit within DuPRI and Research Professor of Social Science Research Institute and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
    Specialties: Mathematical Sociology, Statistical Methods, Demography, Crime, Law and Deviance, Social Indicators and Quality-of-Life Measurement
  • Nan Lin, Oscar L. Tang Family Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Social networks and social capital, Stratification/Mobility, Mental Health, China
  • J. Miller McPherson, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Organizations, Associations, Social Networks, Quantitative Methodology
  • S. Philip Morgan, Norb F. Schaefer Professor Emeritus of International Studies
    Specialties: Social Demography, Sociology of the Family, Research Methods
  • William M. O'Barr, Professor (joint with Cultural Anthropology)
  • Angela M. O'Rand, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Director of the Center for Population Health and Aging and Director of the Duke University Population Research Institute
    Specialties: Stratification/Mobility, Life Course Studies, Population Aging, Social Organization of Science
  • Jack J. Preiss, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Role theory Criminal justice systems Social aspects of mental illness Political sociology
  • Ida H. Simpson, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Occupations/Professions, Work and Labor Markets, Family
  • Joel Smith, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Mass Communication/Public Opinion, Political Sociology, Quantitative Methodology
  • Kenneth I. Spenner, Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
    Specialties: Stratification/Mobility, Social Organization, Social Psychology Organizational Change Market Transitions
  • Edward A. Tiryakian, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Theory, History of Sociology/Social Thought, Religion Globalization National Identity Sociology of Disasters
  • John Wilson, Professor Emeritus
    Specialties: Volunteering, Collective Behavior/Social Movements, Religion, Leisure/Sports Recreation
Affiliated Faculty:
  • Gilbert W. Merkx, Professor of the Practice
    Specialties: Comparative/Historical Sociology, Economy and Society, Theory
  • Suzanne Shanahan, Associate Research Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of Kenan Institute for Ethics and Nannerl O. Keohane Director of Kenan Institute for Ethics and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
    Specialties: Comparative Historical Sociology, Collective Behavior and Social Movements
  • Yi Zeng, Professor in Medicine and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Senior Fellow of Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, (joint with Medicine, Geriatrics)
    Specialties: population healthy aging; new method of family household forecasting and its applications, social development planning and policy analysis; family dynamics & life course including marriage, divorce and cohabitation; economic and social changes in China
Instructors and Lecturers:
  • George Grody, Lecturing Fellow of Markets & Management
  • Julius M. Wilder, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Member of Duke Clinical Research Institute, (joint with Medicine, Gastroenterology)
Postdoctoral Fellow:Others:

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