Department News

December 10, 2015
The Cambridge Institute on Religion and International Studies selected John Hartley from among leading experts to address the topic “Religious Diplomacy with Iran after the...
November 19, 2015
Professor Andrew Papachristos argues in a New York Times op-ed that network science can be used by law enforcement agencies to predict outbreaks of gun violence. Comparing...
November 17, 2015
Professor Emily Erikson has won the 2015 Allan Sharlin Memorial Award for her book Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757. The annual...
November 4, 2015
As we enter the fall our recent graduates are settling into their new roles at other universities or preparing to leave New Haven to take up new positions. We’d like to...
November 4, 2015
Sociology Chair Professor Philip Smith says, “Our ongoing job search at the Assistant Professor level provides the basis for a special talk series at the Department of...
October 30, 2015
Professor Frederick Wherry discusses the problem of payday loans and banking regulations in an op-ed in the New York Times published yesterday. He argues that banks should be...
October 5, 2015
Professor Elijah Anderson has contributed an essay to a New York Times discussion on gun control in the United States. The online debate asks “Is the Gun Lobby Still...
September 28, 2015
Till Hilmar, a third year graduate student, has his work featured in the journal Memory Studies this month. Hilmar’s paper, entitled “Storyboards of remembrance:...
September 28, 2015
Graduate student Philip McHarris, a second year student in Sociology and African American Studies was recently awarded a Ford Predoctoral Fellowship, NSF Graduate Research...
September 14, 2015
Research co-authored by graduate student Hirokazu Shirado was featured in Nature journal last week. The paper, entitled “Inequality and visibility of wealth in experimental...

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