March 2019 News

Natalie Aviles TT Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia

Thu, 03/28/2019
Natalie Aviles, Presidential Visiting Fellow in the Department of Sociology,  has a new position as TT Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia. “I’m ecstatic to be joining this exciting department to help build their new emphasis on Health and Medicine in accord with their Read more...

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer Ronald Kwon will be an Assistant Professor in Sociology at the University of North Texas

Thu, 03/28/2019
I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Yale, which was instrumental towards my professional development as a stratification scholar who is interested in the global dynamics of international immigration, economic globalization, and rising interracial marriage. Moving forward, I have accepted an Read more...

UEP & Sociology Postdoctoral Fellow Kalfani Ture will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Quinnipiac University

Thu, 03/28/2019
We are pleased to announce that Kalfani N. Ture will be Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Quinnipiac University starting Fall 2019. His hire will strengthen the department’s focus on the study of policing. Kalfani N. Ture is a practicing urban ethnographer, who Read more...

Isabel Jijon Receives the Department’s 21ST Century Prize

Tue, 03/26/2019
The Sociology department recognized Isabel Jijon’s thesis, The Priceless Child on the Global Periphery: Or, How Bolivia Changed its Child Labor Laws, with the 21st Century Prize, which recognizes a distinguished dissertation that contributes to public policy or the public interest. Isabel Jijon’s Read more...

Wei Luo Wins with Marvin B. Sussman Dissertation Prize

Tue, 03/26/2019
This year’s Marvin B. Sussman Prize for Best Dissertation has been awarded to Wei Luo for The Entrepreneurial Organization of Finance: The Emergence of Family Banking in Southwest China, 1900-1950. Luo’s committee included Professors Julia Adams (chair), Emily Erikson, and Philip Gorski. Wei Luo is Read more...