2019-20 Bulletin of the Duke University Graduate School

The Mission of Duke University 3
2019-2020 Academic Calendar 8
Administration 10
Message from the Dean 13
General Information 14
History of Duke University 15
History of The Graduate School 15
Faculty 16
Admission 38
Degree and Nondegree Admission 39
Application Procedures 39
Financial Information 42
Tuition and Fees 43
Living Expenses 43
Payment Policies 44
Refund Policies 44
PhD Funding 44
Financial Aid 46
Registration 48
Registration Requirements 49
Summer Registration 50
Regulations 52
General Academic Regulations 53
The Graduate Faculty 55
Degree Regulations: The Master’s Degrees 56
Degree Regulations: The Doctoral Degree 58
Graduate Certificates 60
Commencement and Diplomas 61
The Duke Community Standard 61
Standards of Conduct 61
Graduate Student Affairs 64
Core Objectives 65
Program Components 65
Professional Development Programs 65
Mentoring 65
Social Programs 65
Diversity and Inclusion 65
Program Support 66
Advocacy 66
Communications 66
Student Group Support 66
Program Evaluation 66
Departments, Programs, & Course Offerings 68
Course Enrollment 69
Certificate Programs 69
Departments, Programs, and Course Offerings 70
Advanced Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 70
African & African American Studies 70
Analytical Political Economy 73
Anthropology and History 74
Art, Art History & Visual Studies 74
Courses in Art History (ARTHIST) 75
Courses in Visual Arts (ARTSVIS) 80
Courses in Historical and Cultural Visualization (HCVIS) 81
Courses in Visual and Media Studies (VMS) 82
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies 87
Courses in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) 87
Courses in Arabic (ARABIC) 91
Course in Chinese (CHINESE) 91
Course in Hebrew (HEBREW) 91
Course in Hindi (HINDI) 91
Courses in Japanese (JPN) 92
Course in Korean (KOREAN) 92
Courses in Sanskrit (SANSKRIT) 92
Courses in Tibetan (TIBETAN) 92
Courses in Turkish (TURKISH) 93
Biochemistry 93
Bioethics and Science Policy 95
Biology 96
Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering 100
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics 101
Business Administration 105
Cell and Molecular Biology 107
Cell Biology 109
Chemistry 110
Classical Studies 112
Courses in Classical Studies (CLST) 112
Courses in Greek (GREEK) 114
Courses in Latin (LATIN) 115
Cognitive Neuroscience 115
College Teaching 116
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics 117
Computational Media, Arts & Cultures (CMAC) 118
Computer Science 120
Cultural Anthropology 123
Developmental and Stem Cell Biology 127
Developmental Psychology 127
Digital Art History/Computational Media 128
Earth and Ocean Sciences 128
East Asian Studies 132
Ecology, University Program in 134
Economics 134
Economics and Computation 141
Engineering 143
Biomedical Engineering 143
Civil and Environmental Engineering 149
Electrical and Computer Engineering 154
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science 161
English 164
Environmental Policy, University Program in 167
Environmental Sciences 167
Evolutionary Anthropology 187
Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies 190
Genetics 192
Genetics and Genomics 192
German Studies, Carolina-Duke Graduate Program 194
Global Health 196
Graduate Liberal Studies 202
Graduate Studies 202
History 205
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine 210
Humanities 210
Immunology 210
Information Sciences + Studies 211
Integrated Toxicology & Environmental Health Program 214
Interdisciplinary Data Science 215
Interdisciplinary European Studies 216
Interdisciplinary Medieval and Renaissance Studies 217
Latin American and Caribbean Studies 219
Literature 220
Marine Science and Conservation 224
Master of Arts in Teaching Program 224
Master of Fine Arts in Dance 225
Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts 226
Materials Science and Engineering, University Program in 227
Mathematics 228
Medical Physics 233
Medical Scientist Training Program 237
Middle East Studies 238
Molecular Cancer Biology 239
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology 240
Music 241
Nanoscience 247
Neurobiology 248
Nonlinear and Complex Systems 250
Nursing 251
Pathology 253
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology 254
Philosophy 255
Philosophy, Arts, and Literature 258
Philosophy of Biology 258
Photonics 259
Physics 259
Political Science 262
Population Health Sciences 272
Psychology 273
Public Policy 278
Quantitative Financial Economics 290
Religion 291
Romance Studies 298
Courses in Creole (CREOLE) 298
Courses in French (FRENCH) 298
Courses in Italian (ITALIAN) 300
Courses in K’iche’ Maya (KICHE) 301
Courses in Portuguese (PORTUGUE) 302
Courses in Romance Studies (ROMST) 302
Courses in Spanish (SPANISH) 304
Slavic and Eurasian Studies 305
Courses in Balto-Finnic (BALTFIN) 306
Courses in Polish (POLISH) 306
Courses in Romanian (ROMANIAN) 306
Courses in Russian (RUSSIAN) 306
Courses in Serbian and Croatian (SERBCRO) 310
Courses in Slavic and Eurasian Studies (SES) 310
Course in Turkish (TURKISH) 311
Courses in Ukrainian (UKRAIN) 311
Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies 311
Sociology 311
Statistical Science 314
Structural Biology and Biophysics 318
Other Graduate Level Courses 319
Arts & Sciences IDEAS Themes and University Courses 319
Arts of the Moving Image 319
Documentary Studies 321
Education 323
Education and Human Development 324
Energy 325
Energy Engineering 326
Ethics 326
Human Rights Program—Franklin Humanities Institute 326
Innovation and Entrepreneurship 327
International Comparative Studies 327
Jewish Studies 328
Latino/a Studies in the Global South 329
Linguistics 329
Modeling Biological Systems 330
Neuroscience 330
Policy Journalism and Media Studies 330
Science & Society 331
Theater Studies 331
Writing 332
Programs at Duke Kunshan University 332
Global Health 332
Medical Physics 335
Other Graduate Level Courses Taught at Duke Kunshan University 337
Special Study Centers 342
Bass Connections 343
University Institutes and Centers 343
School-Based Interdisciplinary Centers 345
International Centers 345
Other Centers, Programs, and Opportunities 348
Resources for Study 350
The Libraries 351
Library Profiles 351
The Office of Information Technology 353
Science Laboratories 354
Student Life 360
Living Accommodations 361
Dining Services 361
Services Available 363
Student Affairs 365
Index 368

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