Troy Duster

Chancellor's Professor
Research Interests: 
Deviance, law, science, ethnicity
Curriculum Vitae: 
Representative Publications: 

"Feedback Loops in the Politics of Knowledge Production," in Nico Stehr, ed., The Governance of Knowledge, New Brunswick and London, 2004, 139-160

"Selective Arrests, An Ever-Expanding DNA Forensic Database, and the Specter of an Early Twenty-First Century Equivalent of Phrenology" in David Lazer, ed., DNA and the Criminal Justice System: The Technology of Justice, 2004, 315-334

"The Hidden Eugenic Potential of Germ-Line Interventions," in Audrey R. Chapman and Mark S. Frankel, Designing our Descendants: The Promises and Perils of Genetic Modifications, Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003, 156-178

"The International HapMap Project," in Richard A. Gibbs, et al., Nature, 426, 18-25 December 2003, 789-796

"Buried Alive: The Concept of Race in Science," in Alan H. Goodman, Deborah Heath, and M. Susan Lindee, eds., Genetic Nature / Culture: Anthropology and Science Beyond the Two-Culture Divide, Berkeley and London: University of California Press, 2003, 258-277

"Social Side Effects of the New Human Molecular Genetic Diagnostics," in Michael Yudell and Robert DeSalle, eds., The Genomic Revolution: Unveiling the Unity of Life, Washington, DC: John Henry Press, 2002

"The Sociology of Science and the Revolution in Molecular Biology," in J. R. Blau, ed., The Blackwell Companion to Sociology, London and New York: Blackwell, 2001

"The Social Consequences of Genetic Disclosure," in Ronald Carson and Mark Rothstein, (eds.), Culture and Biology, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

"Persistence and continuity in Human Genetics and social Stratifications," in Ted Peters, ed., Genetics: Issues of Social Justice, Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1998, 218-238.

"Genetic Information and the Workplace: Legislative Approaches and Policy Challenges," with K. Rothenberg, et al. Science, 275, 1755-1757, 21 March 1997.

"The Stratification of Cultures as the Barrier to Democratic Pluralism," in Robert Orrill, ed., Education and Democracy: Re-imagining Liberal Learning in America, New York: The College Board, 1997, 263-286.

"'Pattern, Purpose and Race in the Drug War: The Crisis of Credibility in Criminal Justice," in Craig Reinarman and Harry G. Levine, Crack in America: Demon Drugs and social Justice, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997, 260-287.

"The Prism of Heritability and the Sociology of Knowledge," in Laura Nader, ed., Naked Science: Anthropological Inquiry into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge, New York: Routledge, 1996, 119-130.