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Kerry L. Haynie.
May 4, 2021

Kerry L. Haynie’s latest book is titled Race, Gender, and Political Representation: Toward a More Intersectional Approach. He shares insights from his research with coauthors Beth Reingold and Kirsten Widner and describes his current projects. read more » about How Race and Gender Are Shaping Politics

Reckoning with Race, Racism and the History of the American South.
May 3, 2021

The Office of the Provost has selected 17 projects for funding through the Duke Endowment to study “Reckoning with Race, Racism and the History of the American South.” All research projects will be led by Duke faculty members; some projects include staff, students and community members. read more » about New Faculty Research to Explore Race in the South from Diverse Angles

Four Duke scholars.
March 29, 2021

Moderated by Nayoung Aimee Kwon, a panel discussion featured presentations on the historical context of anti-Asian violence from Susan Thananopavarn, Eileen Chow and Esther Kim Lee. The event attracted more than 670 Duke faculty, staff and students. read more » about The History of Violence Against Asian Americans

Message from OFA.
March 24, 2021

In the wake of the attack in Atlanta and increased violence and hate incidents targeting Asians, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, we stand in support and solidarity with these members of our community and reaffirm our commitment to Duke’s values. read more » about Message from the Office for Faculty Advancement

2021-22 Seed Grants
March 8, 2021

The Office for Faculty Advancement has awarded seed grants to 14 faculty-led projects exploring new ideas and expanding initiatives to promote an equitable and inclusive academic environment at Duke. read more » about Seed Grants Help Faculty Lead the Way in Confronting Racism and Bias

Presenters of the Dismantling Racism short course.
February 24, 2021

Sherilynn Black teamed up with Charmaine Royal to develop a faculty curriculum on race and racism at the individual, interpersonal and institutional levels. Over 150 faculty members participated in the inaugural short course, Dismantling Racism at Duke: Faculty Curriculum for Spring 2021. read more » about Faculty Cohort Digs into Practical Side of Fostering Anti-Racism

Jay Pearson.
February 22, 2021

Faculty members Don Taylor and Jay Pearson, who grew up in eastern North Carolina, talk about differences in the perception of racialized experiences in similar geographic, temporal and social contexts. read more » about Public Policy Professors Discuss Differences in Racialized Experiences

Matt Johnson, Ines Black, Sarah Komisarow.
February 19, 2021

Assistant professors Sarah Komisarow, Matthew Johnson and Ines Black lead the Triangle Economists in Applied Microeconomics (TEAM) Working Group, supported by a Duke Faculty Advancement Seed Grant. read more » about Microeconomists Take a TEAM Approach to Advancing Scholarship

Thavolia Glymph.
February 8, 2021

In a two-part conversation, faculty members Thavolia Glymph and Ed Balleisen discuss the broad history of structural racism in the United States and how it has shaped experiences at Duke. read more » about History Professors Discuss the Evolution of Racism in America

Inclusive Faculty Searches.
January 5, 2021

Good news, your department has gotten the go-ahead to proceed with hiring a new faculty member. Now what? Duke’s offices for Faculty Advancement and Institutional Equity have a wealth of information and resources on how to recruit, hire and support the best new faculty members. read more » about How to Make the Faculty Hiring Process More Equitable and Effective

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