In 1986 Duffus received Emory University's Emory Williams Teaching Award, its highest award for teaching excellence. He served as chair of the Mathematics & Computer Science Department at Emory for many years, beginning in 1991.
- Faculty profile, Emory University, retrieved 2010-09-10.
- Publisher web site for Order, retrieved 2010-09-10.
- Dwight Albert Duffus at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
- Emory Williams Teaching Award recipients Archived June 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine., retrieved 2010-09-10.
- Distinguished faculty, Emory University, 2002. Retrieved 2010-09-10.