January 2021 News

Jeffrey Alexander on the current unrest in the United States

Wed, 01/13/2021
See Jeffrey Alexander’s comments on the current unrest in the United States in the Hartford Current, The origin of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol extends back decades, and in Hearst Connecticut Media, Disinformation & backlash: CT experts on recipe for Capitol riot. Read more...

Emily Erikson Interviewed for History Channel Article

Fri, 10/30/2020
Professor Emily Erikson and author of Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company is quoted in the following article on History Channel website.  Read more...

Choi, Tessler, and Kao publish in International Review of Education

Tue, 10/27/2020
Hannah Tessler, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao published a research note in the journal International Review of Education on the parenting strategies in the United States and South Korea during COVID-19. The article can be found here. Read more...

Eric Feltham and Nicholas Christakis Publish Piece in FiveThirtyEight

Thu, 10/15/2020
Eric Feltham and Nicholas Christakis publish a piece in FiveThirtyEight finding that “Voting In The 2020 Primaries Didn’t Worsen The COVID-19 Pandemic”.  Read more here. Read more...

Chloe Sariego Selected for Health Policy Research Scholars

Fri, 10/02/2020
We are proud to announce that Chloe Sariego, PhD Student in the Department of Sociology, has been selected to participate in one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership programs. These programs connect changemakers across the country—from every profession and field—to learn from and work Read more...

Sociology Chair Grace Kao Featured as One of Eleven women "Firsts and Founders" in FAS at Yale

Fri, 09/25/2020
In celebration of 50th anniversary of coeducation at Yale College and the 150th Anniversary of women students at Yale University, (50WomenAtYale/150), “this series profiles notable FAS faculty members, past and present, who happen to be women. Each person profiled here has achieved an important Read more...

Rene Almeling Publishes New Book on Men's Reproductive Health

Wed, 09/23/2020
Professor Rene Almeling published a new book in August titled GUYnecology: The Missing Science of Men’s Reproductive Health (University of California Press). She uses historical and qualitative methods to examine why there has been so little attention to men’s reproductive health, and Read more...

Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship by the Belfer Center

Thu, 09/17/2020
Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship by the Belfer Center at Harvard Kennedy School. Huseyin will be a Research Fellow in International Security at the Belfer Center, participating in its activities and completing his dissertation with the generous support of the center.  Read more...
Thu, 09/17/2020
Huseyin Rasit has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship by the Belfer Center at Harvard Kennedy School. Huseyin will be a Research Fellow in International Security at the Belfer Center, participating in its activities and completing his dissertation with the generous support of the center.  Read more...

Tessler, Choi, and Kao publish in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility

Fri, 09/04/2020
Hannah Tessler, Meera Choi, and Grace Kao published a research note in the journal Research in Social Stratification and Mobility on the attitudes towards the division of labor in South Korea after COVID-19. The article can be found here. Read more...