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April 19, 2017
The segment discusses the return of Brio, a magazine marketed to Christian teenage girls, as an alternative to Seventeen or Teen Vogue. At the bottom of the article, Brophy-...
April 18, 2017
Professor Nicholas Christakis has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Said Professor Christakis of the honor: “I am grateful to my colleagues for...
April 14, 2017
Professor Philip Gorski was recently profiled on Charlie Rose for his new book American Covenant. In the interview, Gorski describes the vital center of Civil Religion in...
April 11, 2017
Professor Philip Gorski was recently interviewed in The Atlantic about his new book, American Covenant. In the interview Gorski charts out the concept of civil religion in...
March 28, 2017
The Yale Department of Sociology was recently ranked number one for Historical Sociology (tied with Harvard) and number five for the Sociology of Culture, by U.S. News and...
March 28, 2017
Professor Grace Kao looks forward to welcoming Graduate Student Mira Debs to the new Education Studies Program. She said in an E-mail: “I am delighted that Dr. Mira Debs will...
March 22, 2017
On International Women’s Day, Political Research Associates published graduate student Alex DiBranco’s feature article, “Mobilizing Misogyny,” on the need to pay...
March 22, 2017
New York Times columnist David Brooks recently discussed Professor Philip Gorski’s new book American Covenant: A History of Civil Religion From the Puritans to the Present, ...
March 10, 2017
The Department is excited to announce  two new appointments. Julia DiBenigno is an Assistant Professor in Sociology, as a new courtesy appointment. She also holds an...
February 27, 2017
Professor Orlando Patterson of Harvard University, delivered the annual Hollingshead Lecture to the Sociology Department on February 15th, 2017. In a talk entitled “Freedom,...

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