Christopher A. Bail

Cohort 18 — Michigan Alumni List
Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology
Duke University, Durham, NC

Dr. Bail received his Ph.D. in sociology from Harvard University in 2011. His primary interests include political and cultural sociology, civil society organizations, and mixed-method research. His  book entitled, Terrified: How Anti-Muslim Fringe Organizations Became Mainstream was published by Princeton University Press in 2015. While in the Program, he studied the role of emotions in health communication using an innovative research design that mines information about the behavior of hundreds of millions of people using a Facebook app. He is the Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professor of Sociology at Duke University.

Discipline: Sociology