Alumni

June 22, 2018
Angela Onwuachi-Willig received her PhD from Yale’s Departments of Sociology and African-American Studies in May 2017.  Entitled, “The Trauma of Till and Trayvon,” her...
June 21, 2018
One of our 2018 graduates, Elisabeth Becker, will be taking up a postdoc with the Religion & Its Publics project at the University of Virginia.  Funded by the Templeton...
March 28, 2018
We are delighted to announce that Elizabeth Roberto has started a tenure track position in the Sociology Department at Rice University. Roberto graduated from Yale Sociology...
February 26, 2018
The 21st Century Dissertation Prize, inaugurated in 2012, is awarded from time to time at the discretion of the department to a distinguished sociology dissertation that...
February 22, 2018
We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2018 Sussman Prize is Shai Dromi. This prize has been awarded annually since 1994 be the graduate student whose...
October 24, 2017
The Yale-China Association has appointed  2012 Sociology Ph.D. Andrew Junker as the organization’s next Hong Kong Director, effective January, 2018. Dr. Junker has...
October 18, 2017
  Our 1976 PhD Lawrence Sherman is receiving the highest honor of the Yale Graduate School on October 24, 2017. The Wilbur Cross Medal is awarded to the select few graduates...
September 21, 2017
Professor Julia Adams and Yale Sociology Ph.D. Ben Herzog’s co-authored article – “Women, Gender, and the Revocation of Citizenship in the United States” has just...
July 6, 2017
 Shai M. Dromi received an honorable mention from the ASA Comparative-Historical Section’s 2017 Theda Skocpol Best Dissertation Award committee. Shai’s project is...
May 21, 2017
‘The Boundaries of Spatial Inequality: Three Essays on the Measurement and Analysis of Residential Segregation.’ The Sussman Award is given to the graduate student whose...