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July 8, 2020
Graduate student Navin Kumar has been awarded a grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy for his dissertation research, “Social interactions and treatment...
July 8, 2020
Philip V. McHarris is featured on an HBO segment to discuss defunding/divesting from policing, reinvesting in community resources and alternatives, and reimagining public...
June 26, 2020
PhD candidate Sarah Brothers has won the 2020 Hacker-Mullins Student Paper from the Science, Knowledge, and Technology section of the ASA. The paper, ““A Good “Doctor” is...
June 25, 2020
Yale News recently interviewed Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor, Jeffrey Alexander, about his theory of cultural trauma and how his theory can help us understand the power...
June 16, 2020
Hannah Tessler, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao published a research commentary in the COVID-19 thematic issue of American Journal of Criminal Justice on the relationship between...
June 2, 2020
Emily Erikson was elected chair to the economic sociology section of the American Sociological Association. She will serve a three-year term beginning August of 2020. 
June 1, 2020
Philip V. McHarris published a piece in The New York Times on the need to defund police and invest in alternatives in order to end cycles of police violence following the...
May 21, 2020
Grace Kao was a guest speaker on WNPR and spoke about how Asian Americans have been discriminated against in the past and now with the COVID-19 pandemic have been...
May 20, 2020
CCS Director Philip Smith has been awarded the Fellowship of the University of Bayreuth Centre of International Excellence “Alexander von Humboldt” for the project, “Wagner,...
May 20, 2020
Sociology professor Jeffrey Alexander has been interviewed for an article on the Rolling Stone online. Read Jeffrey Alexander’s  comments on the effects of collective/...