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June 22, 2018
Angela Onwuachi-Willig received her PhD from Yale’s Departments of Sociology and African-American Studies in May 2017.  Entitled, “The Trauma of Till and Trayvon,” her...
June 21, 2018
One of our 2018 graduates, Elisabeth Becker, will be taking up a postdoc with the Religion & Its Publics project at the University of Virginia.  Funded by the Templeton...
Yale Sociology PhDs 2018
May 25, 2018
On May 21, 2018 the Department of Sociology was proud to graduate 8 students with a doctoral degree.  Andy Cohen, Wei Luo, Sam Stabler, Elisabeth Becker, Isabel Jijon, Billy...
Program from "The Global Influence of Deborah Davis in China Studies: Celebrating 40 years at yale"
May 24, 2018
Professor Deborah Davis will be retiring at the end of June after 40 years in the Yale Sociology Department. Professor Davis will be much missed. She is is a renowned expert...
Department Headshot of Celene Reynolds.
May 15, 2018
Celene is one of 35 dissertation fellows, selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, who will receive $27,500 to support the final year of writing and also attend...
May 14, 2018
As current and future Chairs of this Department we have received many expressions of dismay and concern over recent events on campus. These have come from students and...
IMAGE: Ronald Kwon Headshot
May 11, 2018
The Department of Sociology and the Center for Empirical Research on Stratification & Inequality (CERSI) is delighted to announce that Ronald Kwon will be joining us as a...
Yale Sociology Picture of Grace Kao
May 4, 2018
After a rigorous selection process involving input from faculty and consultations with the FAS Dean’s Office the Sociology Department is delighted to announce that...
Photograph of Huseyin Rasit
April 24, 2018
Graduate student Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant for his PhD research. Huseyin’s dissertation, entitled “State-Seeking...
March 28, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Roberto has started a tenure track position in the Sociology Department at Rice University. Roberto graduated from Yale Sociology...