September 2020 News

McHarris Publishes Essay in Washington Post

Tue, 02/18/2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay on Mike Bloomberg, Stop-and-Frisk, and the Democratic Primary, titled,” Should Mike Bloomberg’s stop-and-frisk record disqualify him?”, was recently published in The Washington Post. Read more here. Read more...

Alex DiBranco published in The Nation Magazine

Thu, 02/06/2020
Alex DiBranco was published on February 3rd, 2020, in The Nation Magazine. Her article, “The Long History of the Anti-Abortion Movement’s Links to White Supremacists,” delves into the connections between the anti-abortion movement, white supremacism, and male supremacist ideology. The article can Read more...

Welcome to Daniel Karell as Assistant Professor of Sociology

Mon, 02/03/2020
We are delighted to announce that Daniel Karell will be joining the Sociology Department as Assistant Professor of Sociology on July 1, 2020.    Daniel is currently Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy at New York University Abu Dhabi. Previously, he was a Fung Global Fellow at Read more...

Farrell’s new book on Ultra-Wealth and Environment

Thu, 01/30/2020
Yale F&ES professor (with a secondary appointment in sociology) has a new book with Princeton University Press examining the relationship between ultra-wealth, inequality, and the environment. Released in their prominent series “Princeton Studies in Cultural Sociology,” Farrell uses Read more...

Philip V. McHarris has published in the Washington Post

Wed, 01/22/2020
Philip V. McHarris’ essay, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets”, was recently published in The Washington Post. Find Philip’s essay here. Read more...

Yale Center for Cultural Sociology Obtains Major Grant

Tue, 01/14/2020
The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a major grant of $300,000  to the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) in support of its efforts to build cultural sociology in China. The funds will be used to deepen ties between the Yale CCS and a sister organization, the Fudan University CCS in Shanghai Read more...

Jeffrey Alexander presents work at the All India Sociological Conference

Tue, 01/14/2020
CCS Director Jeffrey Alexander travelled to India over the holiday break to present his work at Kerala University as part of the 45th All India Sociological Conference on December 27th-29th. He gave two special plenary lectures at this event, on the topics ‘Cultural Trauma’ and ‘Civil Sphere In the Read more...

Sarah Brothers has published in Social Science and Medicine

Thu, 12/19/2019
Ph.D candidate Sarah Brothers recently published an article in Social Science and Medicine as first author entitled “Food insecurity among formerly homeless youth in supportive housing: A social-ecological analysis of a structural intervention.” The article draws on 20 months of participant Read more...

Professor Grace Kao Publishes a book about Interracial Relationships called The Company We Keep

Wed, 12/04/2019
IBM Professor and Sociology Department Chair, Grace Kao, published a new book under the ASA Rose Series with Russell Sage Foundation  titled,  “The Company We Keep” which explores how young people form interracial friends and romantic relationships.  By analyzing a dataset of more than 15,000 Read more...

Sociology Staff Receive 2019 Linda K. Lorimer Award

Thu, 11/14/2019
On November 13th President Salovey and Linda K. Lorimer presented Sociology staff Wyatt Israel, Mark McKnight, Petergaye Murray, Rennie Negron, Liza Nicoll, and School of Medicine staff Samy Galvez a Linda K. Lorimer Award.  The team conducted a large-scale randomized control trial in Honduras to Read more...