May 2023 News

Jonathan Wyrtzen's book, Worldmaking in the Long Great War, has been awarded the 2023 Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award from the International History and Politics section of the American Political Science Association.

Fri, 05/26/2023
Citation from the jury: “This historically rich, theoretically informed book offers a new history of the making of the modern Middle East in the period 1911 to 1934, from the perspective of the local actors that played crucial roles in shaping that history. It challenges the “Sykes-Picot” Read more...

The Sociology Department congratulates graduating senior Julia Hontaruk-Levko on winning The James Andrew Haas Prize

Mon, 05/22/2023
The James Andrew Haas Prize is a awarded each year to that senior whose breadth of intellectual achievement, strength of character, and fundamental humanity shall be adjudged by the faculty to have provided leadership for his or her fellow students, inspiring in them a love of learning and concern Read more...

Rourke O'Brien has been awarded the 2023 Lex Hixon ’63 Prize.

Fri, 05/05/2023
Rourke O’Brien has been awarded the 2023 Lex Hixon ’63 Prize, given annually by Yale College for teaching excellence in the social sciences. It comes with a stipend and is ”one of the highest honors for teaching that Yale College can bestow.” Read more...