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March 16, 2020
Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis, Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale, has devoted his career to investigating how social networks affect our health and...
March 10, 2020
Margaret Traeger’s article, “Vulnerable Robots Positively Shape Human Conversational Dynamics in a Human-Robot Team” was recently published in Proceedings of the...
March 6, 2020
Thomas Crosbie (PhD 2014) has recently been promoted to associate professor (tenured) at the Royal Danish Defence College in their Centre for Joint Operations. Crosbie is a...
March 6, 2020
Inkwan Chung (a Ph.D. at Yale Sociology, May 2019) is starting his new job as an assistant professor at Department of Information Sociology, Soongsil University in South...
February 18, 2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay on Mike Bloomberg, Stop-and-Frisk, and the Democratic Primary, titled,” Should Mike Bloomberg’s stop-and-frisk record disqualify him?”, was recently...
February 6, 2020
Alex DiBranco was published on February 3rd, 2020, in The Nation Magazine. Her article, “The Long History of the Anti-Abortion Movement’s Links to White Supremacists,” delves...
February 3, 2020
We are delighted to announce that Daniel Karell will be joining the Sociology Department as Assistant Professor of Sociology on July 1, 2020.    Daniel is currently Assistant...
January 30, 2020
Yale F&ES professor (with a secondary appointment in sociology) has a new book with Princeton University Press examining the relationship between ultra-wealth, inequality...
January 22, 2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets”, was recently published in The Washington Post. Find...
January 14, 2020
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a major grant of $300,000  to the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) in support of its efforts to build cultural sociology in...