June 2020 News

PhD Candidate Sarah Brothers has won the 2020 Hacker-Mullins Student Paper

Fri, 06/26/2020
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 Hard to Find: Assessing Uncredentialed Expertise in Assisted Injection,” published in Social Science and Medicine, examines how Read more...

Jeffrey Alexander on Cultural Trauma and America Today in the Yale News

Thu, 06/25/2020
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 of recent events. Read more here. Read more...

Tessler, Choi, and Kao publish in American Journal of Criminal Justice

Tue, 06/16/2020
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 COVID-19 and hate crimes against Asian Americans. The article can be found here. Read more...

Erikson Elected Chair of Economic Sociology Section

Tue, 06/02/2020
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.  Read more...

Philip V. McHarris Publishes in New York Times

Mon, 06/01/2020
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 murder of George Floyd and recent wave of protests. Read more here. Read more...