Department News

February 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...
February 6, 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...
February 3, 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...
January 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...
January 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...
January 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...
January 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 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...
December 4, 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...
November 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...