March 2017 News

Debs to be Executive Director of Yale Education Studies

Tue, 03/28/2017
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 be joining the Education Studies Program as its Executive Director. Her extensive experience with the program as well as her Read more...

Yale Sociology Scores Top Ranking from U.S. News and World Report

Tue, 03/28/2017
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 World Report. Professor Julia Adams commented: “I’m delighted that U.S. News reflects what we’re accomplishing in Read more...

DiBranco Published in The Public Eye

Wed, 03/22/2017
On International Women’s Day, Political Research Associates published graduate student Alex DiBranco’s feature article, “Mobilizing Misogyny,” on the need to pay greater attention to misogynist ideologies and movements. This is especially important toward understanding phenomena of current Read more...

Gorski Book Discussed in NY Times Op-Ed

Wed, 03/22/2017
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, from Princeton University Press. Brooks claims that the fundamental crisis in American society right now is a “Telos Crisis, a Read more...

Two New Appointments From The School of Management

Fri, 03/10/2017
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 appointment as Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Yale School of Management, and received her PhD from MIT Sloan. Read more...