Department News

January 22, 2021
The department wishes to congratulate one of its former members, Prof. Alondra Nelson, who was appointed by President Biden as the Deputy Science Chief in his newly created...
January 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...
October 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. 
October 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...
October 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.
October 2, 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...
September 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...
September 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...
September 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...
September 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...