Department News

October 11, 2018
The Sociology Department is thrilled to announce that Demar Lewis, a 2nd year PhD student in Sociology and African American Studies was named as a Robert Wood Johnson Health...
September 24, 2018
Mira Debs’ editorial about how to most effectively allocate Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ $2 billion dollar commitment to Montessori Pre-Schools for low-income students was...
September 4, 2018
Welcome to our incoming Sociology Ph.D. students – (l to r) Hannah Tessler, Dorothy Wu, Keitaro Okura, Benjamin Kaplow, Kayla Thomas and Jeffrey Sachs (not pictured).
August 14, 2018
Congratulations to Grace Kao for being recently appointed as the IBM Professor of Sociology. Read more here.
August 14, 2018
The Sociology Department is proud to announce that Elijah Anderson received the 2018 W.E.B. Du Bois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award from the American Sociological...
August 6, 2018
The film “Crazy Rich Asians,” opening in theaters this month, may help to challenge stereotypes about Asian American men as unattractive, according to an article published on...
July 30, 2018
The Sociology Department is pleased to announced that Nicholas A. Christakis was just named as Sterling Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University. This is...
July 21, 2018
The Department of Sociology is proud to announce that Jeffrey C. Alexander is the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Theory from the International...
July 20, 2018
Graduate student Patrice Collins has been awarded the Yale University President’s Public Service Fellowship (PPSF), Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Emerging...
July 19, 2018
The Sociology Department is happy to announce that Josh Feng is the 2018 Winner of the Mildred Priest Frank Award for the best B.A. Thesis. Josh’s thesis was titled, “...