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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...
March 2, 2018
Michael’s dissertation research employs ethnographic and interview methods in three U.S. cities to understand how officers come to perceive their work as profoundly...
March 1, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Alka Menon will be joining the Yale Sociology Department as an assistant professor. Menon is currently finishing her PhD at Northwestern...
February 28, 2018
The Sociology Department is delighted to announce that next year we will be joined by Natalie Aviles as a Presidential Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow. She has a PhD the from...
February 26, 2018
The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, inaugurated in 2012, is awarded from time to time at the discretion of the department to a distinguished sociology dissertation that...
February 22, 2018
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Sussman Prize is Shai Dromi. This prize has been awarded annually since 1994 be the graduate student whose...
February 1, 2018
Professor Elijah Anderson will receive the W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological Association at the Annual Meeting in...
January 31, 2018
The cannabis industry in the US is likely to have far reaching consequences on a range of areas. A panel has been organized by Sociology Graduate Student Navin Kumar that...
January 29, 2018
The Hollingshead Lecture, named for former Professor and Department Chair August de Belmont (“Sandy”) Hollingshead, annually brings distinguished sociologists to campus to...
December 14, 2017
The Fall Semester was brought to a close by a lively Holiday Party hosted by Julia Adams in Grace Hopper College. Entertainment was provided by our unofficial departmental...