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April 11, 2017
Professor Philip Gorski was recently interviewed in The Atlantic about his new book, American Covenant. In the interview Gorski charts out the concept of civil religion in...
March 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...
March 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...
March 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...
March 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, ...
March 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...
February 27, 2017
Professor Orlando Patterson of Harvard University, delivered the annual Hollingshead Lecture to the Sociology Department on February 15th, 2017. In a talk entitled “Freedom,...
February 27, 2017
Graduate Student Tony Cheng recently published an article entitled “Violence Prevention and Targeting the Elusive Gang Member,” in Law & Society Review. The article...
February 1, 2017
The Department is delighted to announce that Grace Kao will be joining the faculty. Professor Kao earned her PhD from the University of Chicago and she comes to us from the...
February 1, 2017
Yale Sociology Professor Elijah Anderson has won the Eastern Sociological Society’s Merit Award. The prestigious award for “distinguished scholars who have made...

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