Department News

March 2, 2016
Graduate student Hirokazu Shirado has been chosen as the National Institute for Social Science’s 2016 Seed Grant Recipient. The prestigious award is for his project “...
February 18, 2016
Assistant Professor Lloyd Grieger has been awarded a grant worth $143,578 from the Russell Sage Foundation to support research into social inequality. His project, entitled “...
February 18, 2016
Graduate student Kristin Plys has a new publication in the International Journal of Comparative Sociology this month. Her article, ”Worker self-management in the Third World...
February 17, 2016
Along with Professor Sarah Richardson of Harvard University, Professor Rene Almeling recently published an OpEd in the Boston Globe criticizing the CDC for advising all young...
January 27, 2016
The reasons to select the Yale Sociology Major are highlighted in a new film. The ten-minute video, entitled Sociology at Yale: The Choice Explained, is featured on Yale...
January 15, 2016
Assistant Professor Jonathan Wyrtzen recently published his first book, entitled ’Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity’. Published by Cornell...
January 5, 2016
Recent PhD graduate Jeffrey Guhin ’13 is to join the UCLA Department of Sociology this fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Jeff will be working alongside recent...
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...

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