February 2021 News

Emma Zang Interviewed on BBC World News

Wed, 02/24/2021
Emma Zang spoke with BBC World news about the recent case in China, in which a court granted a woman financial compensation for 5 years of housework after her divorce.  Listen to the interview on twitter here. Read more about the recent court case here. Read more...

Philip V. McHarris awarded Princeton Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship

Wed, 02/17/2021
Philip V. McHarris has been awarded a 2021 Princeton Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows Program is meant to encourage early-career scholars to pursue a career in academia by supporting their postdoctoral work at Princeton University.    At Read more...

Sociology Graduate Student and President of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, Patrice Collins, is one of three Females to Lead the Governing Student Bodies since 2007

Thu, 02/11/2021
For the first time since 2007-08 the Yale College Council, the Graduate & Professional Student Senate and the Graduate Student School Assembly are all run by women. Sociology Graduate Student Patrice Collins is the President of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate. Congratulations Read more...

Tony Cheng to join the faculty at UC Irvine's Department of Criminology, Law, & Society as Assistant Professor

Tue, 02/09/2021
PhD Candidate Tony Cheng will be an Assistant Professor at UC Irvine’s Department of Criminology, Law & Society beginning Fall 2021.  “I am so excited to be joining this interdisciplinary department and help build upon its strengths in criminal legal policy, institutions, and reform Read more...

Nicholas Christakis, Sterling Professor and faculty member of the Sociology Department featured in CNN story on "Why the pandemic won't be over until 2024"

Mon, 02/08/2021
Nicholas Christakis, Sterling Professor and faculty member of the Sociology Department featured in CNN explains what the legacy of Covid-19 will leave behind and his opinion for how long this pandemic will last. Watch the video here. Read more...

Chloe Sariego & Kalisha Dessources Figures selected as ISPS fellows

Wed, 02/03/2021
PhD students Chloe Sariego and Kalisha Dessources Figures have been selected as two of twelve ISPS Policy Fellow for the 2021 academic year. Read more about their research as ISPS Fellows here. Read more...

Yale Sociology Welcomes Professor Orly Clergé to our Faculty!

Mon, 02/01/2021
We are excited to announce that Dr. Orly Clergé will join our department in July 2022 as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Yale University.  Professor Clergé’s research focuses on race, migration, cities, inequality, and identity. Orly is the author of The New Noir: Race, Identity & Diaspora Read more...