Department News

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, “...
July 18, 2018
Please check out the CCS website for links to the Muslims for American Progress (MAP) Report, and a timely Huffington Post article quoting Becker which covers the release of...
July 13, 2018
Jean-Baptiste Gallopin was awarded the Fox Fellowship and the Harry Frank Guggenheim Dissertation Fellowship.  The Fox Fellowship will provide support for an exchange at the...
July 11, 2018
We are happy to announce that as of July 1, 2018, the new Chair of the Sociology Department is Grace Kao. An expert on race, migration, and education Kao arrived at Yale from...