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CDS Instructor Katie Hyde Receives Teaching Accolade, and Other Undergraduate Faculty Highlights

Katie Hyde

Congratulations to Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) undergraduate instructor Katie Hyde, who was recently recognized for her teaching excellence at Duke University. During the 2016 fall semester, the instructor’s course evaluations were among the top 5 percent of all undergraduate instructors at Duke. Hyde was recognized for her course Sociology Through Photography; see course descriptions below. Read more about undergraduate education at CDS; see Katie Hyde’s full bio here.

Sociology Through Photography
Taught by Katie Hyde, Fall 2016
Course explores documentary photography used as a tool to see the world through a sociological lens. Topics include: photographs and the social construction of reality; generic components of social organization (codes of conduct, mechanisms of social control); power relations and social inequalities; and social identities (how they’re formed in relation to structures, experiences, history and culture).

Below, other notable news featuring Center for Documentary Studies undergraduate faculty; see the CDS undergraduate education Tumblr for more information and updates.

Tim Tyson
Publication of The Blood of Emmett Till, a New York Times Best Seller  in nonfiction that has received widespread acclaim.

John Biewen
Publication, with Alexa Dilworth, of Reality Radio, Second Edition

Jaki Shelton Green
Guest on The State of Things about new poetry book Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky

Karen Price
Coproduced film, John Lewis: Get in the Way, which premiered nationally on PBS on February 10


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