March 2021 News

Yale Sterling Professor Elijah Anderson Gave the Prestigious 2021 Sorokin Lecture at the 92nd Meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association

Thu, 03/25/2021
Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies, Dr. Elijah Anderson, was the keynote speaker at the Sorokin Lecture for the 92nd meeting of the Pacific Sociological Association. The lecture, “Black in White Space: Challenges for Civil Society” took place on March 18, 2021.   Read more...

Grace Kao on CNN & KRON-4 (NBC Affiliate in San Francisco)

Mon, 03/22/2021
Chair and IBM Professor of Sociology Grace Kao was interviewed on CNN on March 20, 2021 about the recent rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. She was also interviewed on anti-Asian violence and micro-aggressions against Asian Americans on KRON-4 (NBC Affiliate in San Francisco) on March 21 Read more...
Mon, 03/22/2021
Chair and IBM Professor of Sociology Grace Kao was interviewed on CNN on March 20, 2021 about the recent rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. She was also interviewed on anti-Asian violence and micro-aggressions against Asian Americans on KRON-4 (NBC Affiliate in San Francisco) on March 21 Read more...

Grace Kao quoted in articles on Murders of Asian American Women in Atlanta

Fri, 03/19/2021
IBM Professor and Chair Grace Kao was recently quoted in three articles (USA Today, The Insider, and The Washington Post) discussing the historical and contemporary contexts of the racially- and gendered- motivation behind the murders of 6 Asian American women in Atlanta on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Read more...

Huseyin Rasit to join the faculty at Ritsumeikan University's College of Global Liberal Arts as Associate Professor of Sociology

Thu, 03/18/2021
PhD Candidate Huseyin Rasit will join the College of Global Liberal Arts at Ritsumeikan University as an Associate Professor of Sociology. GLA offers an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that awards a dual degree with the Australian National University.    For more information on Huseyin Read more...