Archives for "Sociology"
February 3, 2012 4:43 pm
A book by Francesco Duina explores the role of rules and practices, informal and formal, in economic life.
September 7, 2011 5:36 pm
Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011. Duina is the author of the book Winning:…
September 1, 2011 2:56 pm
In his 2011 Convocation keynote address, Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina will draw from his book Winning, inviting all incoming…
September 1, 2011 2:47 pm
Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.
May 24, 2011 9:15 am
Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Emily Cassidy ’11 of East…
May 20, 2011 10:14 am
At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college’s academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).
May 20, 2011 10:12 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.
March 1, 2011 9:46 am
As part of a series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, Alondra Nelson visits Bates College to deliver her lecture, Roots Revelations: Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation. The event takes place at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road.
February 11, 2011 1:15 pm
Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…
December 3, 2010 12:15 pm
Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…