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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...
January 31, 2017
Graduate Student Roger Baumann recently published an article entitled “Political Engagement Meets the Prosperity Gospel: African American Christian Zionism and Black Church...
January 16, 2017
Sara Bastomski will join the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center as a Research Associate I in July 2017. The Urban Institute is a leading economic and social policy...
January 16, 2017
Graduate student Elisabeth Becker has an article forthcoming in the leading academic journal for religious studies, the Journal of the American Academy of Religion entitled “...
December 23, 2016
Yale Sociology Alumna Yingyao Wang will be starting a tenure track assistant professor job in the Sociology Department of the University of Virginia in July 2017. Beginning...
December 19, 2016
Graduate Student Kristin Plys who began study at Yale in 2009, will join the University of Toronto’s Department of Sociology in July 2017 as a tenure-track assistant...

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