September 2020 News

PhD Candidate Celene Reynolds will be a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University

Tue, 04/02/2019
PhD candidate Celene Reynolds will be a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University beginning summer 2019. Her appointment is up to three years. Reynolds is the first sociologist to join the program, which encompasses all research disciplines across the University and “aims to attract Read more...

Natalie Aviles TT Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia

Thu, 03/28/2019
Natalie Aviles, Presidential Visiting Fellow in the Department of Sociology,  has a new position as TT Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia. “I’m ecstatic to be joining this exciting department to help build their new emphasis on Health and Medicine in accord with their Read more...

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer Ronald Kwon will be an Assistant Professor in Sociology at the University of North Texas

Thu, 03/28/2019
I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Yale, which was instrumental towards my professional development as a stratification scholar who is interested in the global dynamics of international immigration, economic globalization, and rising interracial marriage. Moving forward, I have accepted an Read more...

UEP & Sociology Postdoctoral Fellow Kalfani Ture will be an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Quinnipiac University

Thu, 03/28/2019
We are pleased to announce that Kalfani N. Ture will be Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at Quinnipiac University starting Fall 2019. His hire will strengthen the department’s focus on the study of policing. Kalfani N. Ture is a practicing urban ethnographer, who Read more...

Isabel Jijon Receives the Department’s 21ST Century Prize

Tue, 03/26/2019
The Sociology department recognized Isabel Jijon’s thesis, The Priceless Child on the Global Periphery: Or, How Bolivia Changed its Child Labor Laws, with the 21st Century Prize, which recognizes a distinguished dissertation that contributes to public policy or the public interest. Isabel Jijon’s Read more...

Wei Luo Wins with Marvin B. Sussman Dissertation Prize

Tue, 03/26/2019
This year’s Marvin B. Sussman Prize for Best Dissertation has been awarded to Wei Luo for The Entrepreneurial Organization of Finance: The Emergence of Family Banking in Southwest China, 1900-1950. Luo’s committee included Professors Julia Adams (chair), Emily Erikson, and Philip Gorski. Wei Luo is Read more...

Alumni Shai M. Dromi and Samuel D. Stabler Publish in Theory & Society

Mon, 02/25/2019
Department alumni Shai Dromi (Harvard University) and Samuel Stabler (Hunter College) published a new co-authored article in Theory & Society. The article examines how scientific disagreements between sociologists attain moralistic tones, and how scholars engage (or avoid) controversy in such Read more...

Elijah Anderson Discusses Latest Updates to the Kerner Commission’s Findings

Wed, 02/20/2019
Sterling Professor, Anderson, discussed the latest updates to the Kerner Commission’s findings at a recent event on campus commemorating the 50th anniversary of the report. One of the main reasons for the event was to enlighten people about the 50-year-old report and discuss the 2018 update. Read more...

Rourke O'Brien and Emma Zang to Join the Yale Sociology Department

Thu, 02/14/2019
We are excited to announce that Rourke O’Brien and Emma Zang will be joining the Yale Sociology Department in Fall 2019.  Rourke is currently Assistant Professor of Public Affairs (with a courtesy appointment in Sociology) at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was formerly a Robert Wood Johnson Read more...

Elijah Anderson Delivers the Keynote Address at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s Conference

Wed, 01/23/2019
Professor Elijah Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank’s conference on prosperity and economic insecurity held on January 17, 18 and 19th.  His talk: “Race, Poverty, and the Irregular Economy.” Or, how those left behind, the most desperate of the inner-city Read more...