Department News

July 8, 2016
Associate Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) Marissa King has been awarded tenure at the Yale School of Management. Professor King is an affiliate of the Yale Institute of...
July 8, 2016
Recent PhD grad Shai Dromi has been honored with the Best Graduate Student Paper Award by the American Sociological Association’s Global and Transnational Sociology...
June 27, 2016
Recent graduate Gulay Turkmen-Dervisoglu, PhD ’16, has been appointed as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Goettingen’s Forum for Interdisciplinary Religious...
June 27, 2016
Professor Emily Erikson has been honored by the American Sociological Association’s Section on Rationality and Society for her recent book, Between Monopoly and Free...
June 15, 2016
Seven of our students graduated with PhD degrees at the University Commencement ceremony held on Monday, May 23. A reception was held in the department in their honor....
June 15, 2016
Graduate student Philip McHarris has co-authored a paper in the journal Sociology of Race and Ethnicity with Robert Vargas (Notre Dame). The article, published this month, is...
June 13, 2016
PhD candidate Celene Reynolds has won the 2016 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award from the ASA Sex and Gender Section for her article “The Mobilization of Title IX in...
June 8, 2016
Graduate student Sarah Brothers has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support her PhD research. Sarah’s dissertation is...
June 7, 2016
Two faculty members have been elected to leadership positions in the American Sociological Association’s Economic Sociology Section. Professor Fred Wherry was voted in...
June 7, 2016
PhD student Mira Debs has been appointed as the first post-doctoral fellow in Yale’s new Education Studies program. The year-long postdoc, beginning in January 2017,...

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