November 2019 News

Sociology Staff Receive 2019 Linda K. Lorimer Award

Thu, 11/14/2019
On November 13th President Salovey and Linda K. Lorimer presented Sociology staff Wyatt Israel, Mark McKnight, Petergaye Murray, Rennie Negron, Liza Nicoll, and School of Medicine staff Samy Galvez a Linda K. Lorimer Award.  The team conducted a large-scale randomized control trial in Honduras to Read more...

The Sociology Department regrets the loss of Charles Perrow

Wed, 11/13/2019
The Sociology Department regrets the loss of Charles Perrow. ‘Chick’ was born in 1925 and gained his PhD from Berkeley in 1960. He joined Yale in 1981 and became Emeritus at Yale in 2000. After his official retirement Chick remained an active member of our departmental community for many years. Read more...

The Sociology Department was Saddened to Learn of the death of Wendell Bell

Fri, 11/08/2019
The Sociology Department was saddened to learn of the death of Wendell Bell. A former Chair of the Department, Bell was in recent years one of our Emeritus Professors. He was especially noted for his path breaking contributions to Future Studies and for his work on the Caribbean. ‘Wendy’ Bell Read more...