Department News

Rene Almeling
August 23, 2012
Professor Rene Almeling’s book Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm (University of California Press), has been awarded both the Best Book Award from the ASA...
August 17, 2012
Incoming G & TS chair Julia Adams and outgoing chair Sarah Babb are interviewed by editor A. Aneesh in the current Global Review. Click here for more>>
August 12, 2012
Elijah Anderson will lead a special session at the 2012 ASA Annual Meetings, featuring “Bringing Fieldwork Back In: Contemporary Urban Ethnographic Research,” a 2012 volume...
Wildeman and Papchristos
August 8, 2012
Professors Andy Papachristos and Chris Wildeman have received a U.S. Department of Justice grant for their “Using Social Network Analysis for Crime Prevention and Evaluation...
June 26, 2012
Juan Linz, Sterling Professor Emeritus, will address the 22nd World Congress of Political Science in Madrid on July 8th. Professor Linz taught in Yale Sociology and Political...
June 21, 2012
Jeffrey Alexander’s Trauma: A Social Theory has just been published by Polity. In it, Professor Alexander develops an original social theory of trauma and uses it to...
May 21, 2012
At Yale’s 311th Commencement today, William Julius Wilson, Professor of Sociology at Harvard, was one of nine recipients of honorary doctorates. Wilson, who is Lewis P...
April 30, 2012
Yale Sociology has created a new award, The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, given from time to time, at the discretion of the department, to a distinguished sociology...
April 27, 2012
Mira Debs has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Community Service Award of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She was recognized for her work associated with...
April 24, 2012
Andrew Papachristos, who joins the department July 1 as Associate Professor, has received the Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award. The award recognizes outstanding...

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