November 2016 News

Wyrtzen Wins 2016 Social Science History Association President's Book Award

Tue, 11/29/2016
Associate Professor Jonathan Wyrtzen has won the 2016 Social Science History Association President’s Book Award for his book,  Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015). The book was unanimously selected for the award and Read more...

Reynolds and Sierra-Arévalo Speak at CSSSI

Wed, 11/16/2016
Celene Reynolds and Michael Sierra-Arévalo spoke at the opening of a digital exhibit on ISPS at CSSSI (Center For Science and Social Science Information) last month.  (http://csssi.yale.edu/news/opening-reception-institution-social-and-policy-studies-yale-research-policy-leadership) They discussed Read more...

Wherry Elected VP; Future President of Social Science History Association

Wed, 11/16/2016
Professor Frederick Wherry has been elected vice-president of the Social Science History Association (SSHA). He will become president of the SSHA in 2018. The Social Science History Association is an interdisciplinary group of scholars that shares interests in social life and theory; historiography Read more...

DiBranco Publishes in The Public Eye Quarterly

Sat, 11/05/2016
Graduate Student Alex DiBranco was published in The Public Eye, with an article entitled ”Whole Woman’s Health’s Unexpected Win for Science,” on the potential consequences of the Supreme Court striking down abortion restrictions in Texas for lacking medical justification. The article Read more...

Plys Published in Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology

Fri, 11/04/2016
Graduate Student Kristin Plys recently published an article in Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology. The article on Immanuel Wallerstein, currently Senior Research Scientist at the Yale Department of Sociology,  gives a description of his life, and highlights his contributions to sociological thought Read more...