November 2019 News

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...

Mustafa Yavas has published in the Research in Social Movements, Conflict, and Change

Tue, 10/29/2019
Mustafa Yavas recently published an article in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change entitled “Boundary Blurring as Collective Identity Formation? The Case of the Left-wing Islamists in Turkey,” investigating how heretical social movements build and negotiate their transgressing Read more...

Jean-Baptiste Gallopin Publishes Article in Democracy and Security

Wed, 10/09/2019
Jean-Baptiste Gallopin recently published an article in Democracy and Security titled, “Dilemma and Cascades in the Armed Forces - The Tunisian Revolution.”  Read more...

Immanuel Wallerstein 1930-2019

Wed, 09/04/2019
The Sociology Department at Yale is deeply saddened to announce the death of Professor Immanuel Wallerstein on August 31, 2019. He was a Senior Research Fellow in our department since 2000 and as such a highly visible presence in our daily life on campus. He received his BA (1951), MA (1954), and Read more...

Welcome Back!

Wed, 08/28/2019
Sociology students having dinner with our incoming students this week.  We welcome Meera Choi, Jessie Dong, Willa Sachs, and Chloe Sariego! Read more...

Professor Anderson Presented the Keynote Address to the European Sociological Association’s (ESA) Annual Meeting in Manchester UK

Tue, 08/27/2019
Manchester, UK: On Friday, August 23, Professor Elijah Anderson, Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, gave the keynote address to the European Sociological Association’s (ESA) annual meeting. Professor Anderson’s speech, entitled “Living While Black: What Read more...

Tony Cheng has Published an Article in Social Problems

Wed, 08/07/2019
Ph.D. candidate Tony Cheng has just published a new article in Social Problems called “Input without Influence: The Silence and Scripts of Police and Community Relations.”  It draws on seven years of Chicago Police Board meeting transcripts to find that police representatives replied to 74% of Read more...

Roger Baumann Published an Article in Sociological Forum

Wed, 08/07/2019
PhD Candidate Roger Baumann recently published an article in Sociological Forum titled, “A Social Fields Theory of Pilgrimage: African American Christians in Israel and Palestine.” The article investigates the social significance of pilgrimage as a site where religion, politics, economy, and Read more...

Sarah Brothers Publishes Article in Social Science and Medicine

Mon, 08/05/2019
Graduate Student Sarah Brothers recently published an article entitled “A Good ‘Doctor’ is Hard to Find: Assessing Uncredentialed Expertise in Assisted Injection” in Social Science and Medicine. This article examines how laypeople assess uncredentialed expertise in the high-risk practice of Read more...

PhD Candidate and CCS Junior Fellow Till Hilmar will be a Faculty Member at SOCIUM

Mon, 08/05/2019
PhD candidate and CCS Junior Fellow Till Hilmar will be a faculty member at SOCIUM (Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy) and the department of sociology at Bremen University, Germany, starting October 1st. The position is affiliated with the newly established chair on comparative Read more...