Department News

November 8, 2019
The Sociology Department was saddened to learn of the death of Wendell Bell. A former Chair of the Department, Bell was in recent years one of our Emeritus Professors. He was...
October 29, 2019
Mustafa Yavas recently published an article in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change entitled “Boundary Blurring as Collective Identity Formation? The Case of...
September 4, 2019
The Sociology Department at Yale is deeply saddened to announce the death of Professor Immanuel Wallerstein on August 31, 2019. He was a Senior Research Fellow in our...
August 28, 2019
Sociology students having dinner with our incoming students this week.  We welcome Meera Choi, Jessie Dong, Willa Sachs, and Chloe Sariego!
August 27, 2019
Manchester, UK: On Friday, August 23, Professor Elijah Anderson, Sterling Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Yale University, gave the keynote address to...
August 7, 2019
Ph.D. candidate Tony Cheng has just published a new article in Social Problems called “Input without Influence: The Silence and Scripts of Police and Community Relations.” ...
August 7, 2019
PhD Candidate Roger Baumann recently published an article in Sociological Forum titled, “A Social Fields Theory of Pilgrimage: African American Christians in Israel and...
August 5, 2019
Graduate Student Sarah Brothers recently published an article entitled “A Good ‘Doctor’ is Hard to Find: Assessing Uncredentialed Expertise in Assisted Injection” in Social...
August 5, 2019
PhD candidate and CCS Junior Fellow Till Hilmar will be a faculty member at SOCIUM (Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy) and the department of sociology at Bremen...
August 5, 2019
Graduate student Till Hilmar recently published an article entitled “The Temporal Logic of Deservingness: Inequality Beliefs in Two Postsocialist Societies“ in the journal...